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Glory of the Snow – A Bright Blue Star Shaped Flower

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These delightful bulbs have little bright blue, star shaped flowers and grass like leaves
These delightful bulbs have little bright blue, star shaped flowers and grass like leaves
The Glory of the Snow delightful bulbs has little bright blue, star-shaped flowers and grass-like leaves. They start blooming shortly after crocuses, which is handy because the two look good together. They are a good bulb for cool climates and are hardy to Zone 3, but they don’t do well south of Zone 8.
Naturalize them around a tree in a rock garden, along with a woodland path, or wherever they will best be seen. Chionodoxa luciliae grows up to six inches tall and is typically blue with a white center, but “Alba” is white, “Rosea” is lavender-pink and the larger flowered “Gigantea” can be blue, purple, or pink. Sardensis is dark blue without white eyes. Also, Read – Magnolia Tree.

How to Grow Glory of the Snow

Full sun is the best, but the glory of the snow will take part shade and warm areas actually prefer filtered shade. Plant in early fall about two to three inches apart and three inches deep, a bit deeper in warm climates.
They like soil that is rich, moist but well-drained, and lightened with well-drained. Juglone is not affected by Glory of the Snow, hence you can plant it under walnut trees. However, flowers are short so, they are up and blooming early in the spring.
Glory of the Snow - A Bright Blue Star Shaped Flower
Glory of the Snow – A Bright Blue Star Shaped Flower
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