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Chionodoxa sardensis (Lesser glory of the snow)

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.5m
Max height
0.1m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Chionodoxa sardensis

Other names

Lesser glory of the snow

Genus

Chionodoxa Chionodoxa

Species

C. sardensis - C. sardensis has narrow, basal leaves and dark-blue slightly nodding flowers with white centres.


Chionodoxa sardensis is: Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

White, Dark-blue in Spring

Foliage

Green in Spring

How to care

Watch out for

General care

Pruning

No pruning needed.

Propagation methods

Division, Seed


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Where to grow

Chionodoxa sardensis (Lesser glory of the snow) will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.1m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Rock, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Underplanting

Cultivation

Plant in well drained soil, 8cm deep, in autumn.

Soil type

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

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Chionodoxa sardensis

Other names

Lesser glory of the snow

Genus

Chionodoxa Chionodoxa

Species

C. sardensis - C. sardensis has narrow, basal leaves and dark-blue slightly nodding flowers with white centres.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

White, Dark-blue in Spring

Foliage

Green in Spring

General care

Pruning

No pruning needed.

Propagation methods

Division, Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Chionodoxa sardensis (Lesser glory of the snow) will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.1m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Rock, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Underplanting

Cultivation

Plant in well drained soil, 8cm deep, in autumn.

Soil type

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

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4

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