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Galanthus nivalis 'Viridapice' (Snowdrop 'Viridapice' )

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.2m
Max height
0.1m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name

Galanthus nivalis 'Viridapice'

Other names

Snowdrop 'Viridapice'

Genus

Galanthus Galanthus

Variety or Cultivar

'Viridapice' _ 'Viridapice' is a bulbous perennial with grey-green linear leaves and nodding white flowers with green markings in late winter to mid-spring.


Galanthus nivalis 'Viridapice' is: Deciduous

Fragrance

Flower has fragrance

Habit

Mat Forming, Weeping

Toxicity

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

Flower

Green, White in Spring; White, Green in Winter

Foliage

Grey-green in Spring; Grey-green in Winter

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Slugs , Narcissus bulb fly Slugs , Narcissus bulb fly

Grey mould Grey mould

General care


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Where to grow

Galanthus nivalis 'Viridapice' (Snowdrop 'Viridapice' ) will reach a height of 0.2m and a spread of 0.1m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, City, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Planted in groups, Rock, Underplanting, Woodland

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, Full Sun

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 'Viridapice'

Other names

Snowdrop 'Viridapice'

Genus

Galanthus Galanthus

Variety or Cultivar

'Viridapice' _ 'Viridapice' is a bulbous perennial with grey-green linear leaves and nodding white flowers with green markings in late winter to mid-spring.

Foliage

Deciduous

Fragrance

Flower has fragrance

Habit

Mat Forming, Weeping

Toxicity

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


Colour

Flower

Green, White in Spring; White, Green in Winter

Foliage

Grey-green in Spring; Grey-green in Winter


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Slugs , Narcissus bulb fly

Specific diseases

Grey mould


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Galanthus nivalis 'Viridapice' (Snowdrop 'Viridapice' ) will reach a height of 0.2m and a spread of 0.1m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, City, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Planted in groups, Rock, Underplanting, Woodland

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, Full Sun

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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