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Chionodoxa forbesii

Glory of the Snow

Glory of the Snow

Comments

Pretty flowers that bloom pink or blue are a welcome sign of spring; naturalize areas under shrubs, in turf or among perennials for beautiful spring displays; foliage tends to die back in the heat of summer

Description

Pretty flowers that bloom pink or blue are a welcome sign of spring; naturalize areas under shrubs, in turf or among perennials for beautiful spring displays; foliage tends to die back in the heat of summer

Landscape Attributes

Glory of the Snow is an herbaceous perennial with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other garden plants with less refined foliage.

This is a relatively low maintenance plant, and should only be pruned after flowering to avoid removing any of the current season's flowers. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

Glory of the Snow is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Mass Planting;Border Edging;General Garden Use;Naturalizing And Woodland Gardens;Container Planting

Planting & Growing

Glory of the Snow will grow to be only 4 inches tall at maturity extending to 6 inches tall with the flowers, with a spread of 6 inches. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 5 years. As an herbaceous perennial, this plant will usually die back to the crown each winter, and will regrow from the base each spring. Be careful not to disturb the crown in late winter when it may not be readily seen! As this plant tends to go dormant in summer, it is best interplanted with late-season bloomers to hide the dying foliage.

Light Requirement:

full sun

full sun

Moisture:

average to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

3a

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

4 inches (6 inches with the flowers)

6 inches

Deer Resistant:

false

Fall Color

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