Summer snowflake, Giant snowflake, Snowbell, Dewdrop
L. aestivum – L. aestivum is a robust, bulbous perennial with erect, strap-shaped, glossy, dark green leaves and, in spring, lightly-fragrant, bell-shaped, white flowers with green tips.
Flowers are lightly fragrant
Clump-forming, Erect flower stem
Green, White in Spring
Dark-green in Spring
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Narcissus bulb fly , Slugs
WHERE TO GROW
Leucojum aestivum (Summer snowflake) will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.1m after 2-5 years.
Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Wildlife
Plant dry bulbs in autumn in moist but free-draining soil in full sun. Bulbs should be planted 8 to 10 cm deep.
Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
North, South, East, West