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 under walnut trees. However, flowers are short so, they are up and blooming early in the spring
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Originally posted 2017-10-03 18:30:31.