Common Snowdrop

Plant picture

Plant Information

Taxonomic Name: Galanthus nivalis
Common Name: Common Snowdrop
Type: Bulb
Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
Bloom Time: March to March
Height: 4-10 inches
Light Requirements: Full sun
Soil Conditions: Average well-drained soil
Flower Color: White
Special Characteristics:
  • Early spring bloomer
  • Leaves produce solidary pendant flower
  • Best when interplanted in ground covers, in borders or woodland areas
  • Bulbs often take a few years to get established
  • Fertilize in early spring when shoots first appear or after blooming
  • Propagate immediately after flowering while foliage is still green
  • Deer tolerant
  • Rabbit tolerant