The name Galanthus comes from Greek meaning 'milk white flowers'. With more than 75 species and varieties, snowdrops - practically without exception - all bloom very early in the Spring and have, indeed, milky-white flowers. Some times they are confused for 'snowflakes', however that is the common name for the genus Leucojum.

Planting Tips:

Plant early in Fall in moist, humus rich soil. Leave them undisturbed and they will naturalize happily without having to be divided. Plant in groups of 15-25 for best effects.

Flowers in the Galanthus Family

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