How to grow snowdrops
For welcome assurance that the brighter days of spring are on their way, look no further than snowdrops (Galanthus). They are surprisingly varied in height, flower size, shape and even colouring. Given a moist soil they will multiply into drifts and provide plenty of plants to share with fellow gardeners.
Botanical name Galanthus
Flowering time January-March
Planting time Late April or May
Height and spread 12cm (5in) by 20cm (8in)
Aspect Partial shade
Difficulty Easy to Moderate
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