Common snowdrop

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    The characteristic white drooping flowers with green markings are familiar harbingers of spring. Easy to establish, especially if planted when beginning to grow or after flowering, Snowdrops (Galanthus nivalis) may be naturalized in drifts and clumps under deciduous trees and shrubs. They need light and air as flowers and leaves develop but require shade to keep roots cool in summer.

    Plant Characteristics


    3 – 6 inches



    Light Exposure 

    Half Shade/ Shaded

    Season of Bloom


    Hardiness Zones

    4 – 8

    Video Credits: Candide Gardening


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