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Leucojum vernum ( Spring snowflake)

Skill rating
Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
0.3m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
0.1m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name: Leucojum vernum

Other names: Spring snowflake, Spring-flowered snowflake, Agnes flower

Genus: Leucojum Leucojum

Species: L. vernum - L. vernum is a bulbous perennial (larger than a regular snowdrop) forming nodding white flowers with green marks on its tips in early spring. A good choice for wet soil conditions.


Leucojum vernum is: Deciduous

Flower: Green, White in Spring

Foliage: Dark-green in Spring

Habit: Clump-forming

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests: Narcissus bulb fly , Slugs Narcissus bulb fly , Slugs

Diseases: Generally disease-free.

General care

Propagation methods: Offsets. REGISTER to read more...


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Where to grow

Leucojum vernum ( Spring snowflake) will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.1m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Rock, Wildlife

Cultivation: Plant dry bulbs in autumn in moist but free-draining soil in full sun. Bulbs should be planted 8 to 10 cm deep.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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Botanical name: Leucojum vernum

Other names: Spring snowflake, Spring-flowered snowflake, Agnes flower

Genus: Leucojum Leucojum

Species: L. vernum - L. vernum is a bulbous perennial (larger than a regular snowdrop) forming nodding white flowers with green marks on its tips in early spring. A good choice for wet soil conditions.


Leucojum vernum is: Deciduous

Flower: Green, White in Spring

Foliage: Dark-green in Spring

Habit: Clump-forming

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Watch out for

Specific pests: Narcissus bulb fly , Slugs

Diseases: Generally disease-free.

General care

Propagation methods: Offsets. REGISTER to read more...


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Leucojum vernum ( Spring snowflake) will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.1m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Rock, Wildlife

Cultivation: Plant dry bulbs in autumn in moist but free-draining soil in full sun. Bulbs should be planted 8 to 10 cm deep.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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