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Galanthus nivalis f. pleniflorus 'Bagpuize Virginia' (Snowdrop 'Bagpuize Virginia')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.25m
Max height
0.15m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name

Galanthus nivalis f. pleniflorus 'Bagpuize Virginia'

Other names

Snowdrop 'Bagpuize Virginia'

Genus

Galanthus Galanthus

Variety or Cultivar

'Bagpuize Virginia' _ 'Bagpuize Virginia' is a compact, clump-forming, bulbous perennial with strap-shaped, dark green leaves and, in winter, fragrant, nodding double flowers with three white outer petals and smaller, green-marked, white inner petals.


Galanthus nivalis f. pleniflorus 'Bagpuize Virginia' is: Deciduous

Fragrance

Flower has fragrance

Habit

Clump-forming, Compact

Toxicity

Ingestion may cause mild stomach upset and skin contact might irritate.

Flower

White in Winter

Foliage

Dark-green, Dark-green in Spring

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Slugs , Narcissus bulb fly Slugs , Narcissus bulb fly

Grey mould Grey mould

General care

Pruning

Remove leaves only after they have completely died down.

Propagation

Divide when the leaves have died back.

Propagation methods

Division


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Where to grow

Galanthus nivalis f. pleniflorus 'Bagpuize Virginia' (Snowdrop 'Bagpuize Virginia') will reach a height of 0.25m and a spread of 0.15m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Underplanting, Wildflower

Cultivation

Plant in humus-rich, moist but well-drained soil that does not dry out in summer. Although you can plant bulbs, it is better to plant 'in the green', when the plant has foliage and flowers in show. These tend to establish better than bulbs without growth

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

Partial Shade

Aspect

North, South, East, West

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

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Galanthus nivalis f. pleniflorus 'Bagpuize Virginia'

Other names

Snowdrop 'Bagpuize Virginia'

Genus

Galanthus Galanthus

Variety or Cultivar

'Bagpuize Virginia' _ 'Bagpuize Virginia' is a compact, clump-forming, bulbous perennial with strap-shaped, dark green leaves and, in winter, fragrant, nodding double flowers with three white outer petals and smaller, green-marked, white inner petals.

Foliage

Deciduous

Fragrance

Flower has fragrance

Habit

Clump-forming, Compact

Toxicity

Ingestion may cause mild stomach upset and skin contact might irritate.


Colour

Flower

White in Winter

Foliage

Dark-green, Dark-green in Spring


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Slugs , Narcissus bulb fly

Specific diseases

Grey mould

General care

Pruning

Remove leaves only after they have completely died down.

Propagation

Divide when the leaves have died back.

Propagation methods

Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Galanthus nivalis f. pleniflorus 'Bagpuize Virginia' (Snowdrop 'Bagpuize Virginia') will reach a height of 0.25m and a spread of 0.15m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Underplanting, Wildflower

Cultivation

Plant in humus-rich, moist but well-drained soil that does not dry out in summer. Although you can plant bulbs, it is better to plant 'in the green', when the plant has foliage and flowers in show. These tend to establish better than bulbs without growth

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

Partial Shade

Aspect

North, South, East, West

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

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4

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