Scientific Name: Galanthus nivalis Form: Vase
Common Name:snowdrop Texture:Medium
Family Name:AmaryllidaceaeHabit: Arching, Stiffly upright
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.2 - 0.4m x < 0.1m
Origin: Europe Hardiness Zone:Zone 4: (-34 to -29 C)
Leaves: Simple, Basal, Soft flexible, Parallel venation, Glabrous, Linear, Entire
Flowers: Flowers solitary, White, Jan- Feb
Fruit: Brown, Mar- Apr
Exposure: Part sun/part shade, Filtered shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Group or mass planting, Perennial border, Rock garden, Small garden/space, Winter interest, Woodland margin
Key ID Features:Early blooming 'spring bulb' (often when there is still snow); flowers white, nodding, 3 petaled.