Chionodoxa

Chionodoxa - Garden Basics - Flower - Bulb

(Lilaceae)

  • AKA: Snow Glories
  • Botanical Name: Chionodoxa forbesii
  • Planting Time: Fall
  • Height: 4" to 7"
  • Exposure: Full sun
  • Soil: well-drained
  • Hardiness: Zones 3-8
  • Bloom Time: Early spring
  • Uses: beds, borders, containers, cut flower

Etc.

  • Glory of the snow likes full sun, but it looks great naturalized under a deciduous tree. This works well because the plants will go through their bloom cycle before the tree leafs out.
  • Other low growing early spring bulbs make great companions, including grape hyacinth, squill, and crocus.

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