Plant Information

Taxonomic Name: Chionodoxa forbesii cv. Blue Giant
Common Name: Chionodoxa
Type: Bulb
Bloom Time: March to April
Height: 6-12 inches
Light Requirements: Full sun, Morning shade with afternoon sun, Morning sun with afternoon shade
Soil Conditions: Average well-drained soil
Flower Color: Blue, White
Special Characteristics:
  • Allen Centennial Gardens plants these in the lawn making a spectacular spring display. The flowers and foliage are 'trimmed' when the lawn is mowed
  • Similar to Chionodoxa luciliae but flowers are smaller, taller and have more flowers (up to 10) per stem
  • Best when planted in mass, in lawns, in woodland settings or under deciduous trees
  • Use for cut flowers
  • Deer tolerant
  • Black Walnut tolerant