Galanthus elwesii Bulbs

Snowdrops

Green and White Galanthus elwesii Bulbs, Galanthus elwesii, Snowdrops

Each bulb produces a single, large nodding white 3-petaled blossoms that combines beautifully with other woodland flowers and spring blooming bulbs.

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Zones 3 - 8
Advantages
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Light Requirements
Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Annual Rainfall
10 to 20", 30 to 40"
Bloom Time Early spring
Shipping Shipping begins in mid September, coldest zones first. Buy now and we'll ship your order at the ideal planting time for your region. Shipping for fall-planted bulbs will continue until they sell out or through December 31, 2016. Learn More…
Size Bag of 12
SKU 53550

Details

8-10" tall. Very early spring blooming. Each bulb produces a single, large nodding white 3-petaled blossoms that combines beautifully with other woodland flowers like Daffodils and Scilla.
SKU 53550
Common Name Snowdrops
Botanical Name Galanthus elwesii
Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Ships As Bulb, Rhizome, Tuber
Light Requirements Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade, Full Shade
Flower Color Green, White
Mature Height 8-10" tall
Bulb Size 7/+ cm
Planting Depth Plant 2-4" deep
Bloom Time Early spring
Plant Type - Bulb Perennial
Planting Time Fall
Soil Type Average Soil
Amount of Rain 10 to 20", 30 to 40"
Advantages Deer Resistant
Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada No

Planting Guides

View more Planting Guides, or download our complete Planting Guide for tips on caring for your plants when you receive your order, as well as planting instructions for Perennials, Spring-Planted Bulbs, Fall-Planted Bulbs, Cacti & Succulents, Xeric Plants and more.

Shipping

Plant & Bulb Shipping Buy now and we will ship your order at the ideal planting time for your region. Shipping begins Sept. 19. Amaryllis Bulbs will begin shipping mid-October 2016 and will continue until we sell out or through December 31, 2016.

Most plant and bulb orders arrive within 3-4 days, or less, of leaving our greenhouses. This prompt delivery is provided without additional express charges.

Grass Plugs & Seed: Most orders ship within 5-8 business days (all zones).

Gardening Goods: All non-plant items ship within 2-3 days.

Standard shipping costs are $4.99 and up, depending on the size of the order.

Make Fast Even Faster: For ‘Rush’ same week delivery, when possible, please call customer service at 800-925-9387.

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USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

  • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
  • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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