Double Snowdrop Bulbs

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General Info RHS AGM, Wildlife Value
Shade Partial Shade
Area Coastal Areas, Exposed Windy Areas, Frost Pockets, Scotland & The North
Colour White/Cream
Flowering Jan, Feb, Mar

Galanthus nivalis pleniflorus Flore Pleno

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SIZES 1-3 4+
Bunch of 25 Out of Stock £14.94Out of Stock£13.98
Pack of 25 Out of Stock £14.95Out of Stock£13.50Out of Stock£13.08
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OUT OF STOCK

£7.50

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Galanthus nivalis Flore Pleno

Bulbs bought for planting in autumn are dry, and can store a short while.

We sell single snowdrops as well, which provide more food for bees.

The snowdrop family contains some of the earliest plants to flower and their small size and delicacy of petal and leaf belie their toughness.

By contrast, snowdrops bought in the green for spring planting are in growth. This helps them establish quickly, but it means they really do need to be planted promptly after receipt, within a few days. In spring, your bulbs are lifted immediately before despatch and are sent to you so that they arrive on a Thursday or Friday in time for planting that weekend.

Features

  • Colour: Double, white flowers in February/March
  • Height: 4-6 ins (10-20cms)
  • Scent: Slight
  • Not as good for bees as the single variety. 
  • RHS Award of Garden Merit
  • Sold dry for planting in the autumn, or
  • Sold in the green for planting in early spring.

Growing Double Snowdrops

All they require, while they are in growth, is moist ground containing plenty of organic matter. If you want carpets of delicate white flowers in late winter, then you should divide the clumps every 4-5 years to improve flowering, and plant the daughter clump nearby. 

Planting Companions for Snowdrops

Because snowdrops come into growth so early, they are naturals under any deciduous tree, rose, or shrub, where there is light on the ground when snowdrops are in business.

Did You Know?

For the best support for the bees that wake up on warm winter days, you should use some single snowdrops as well.

  • Small Box

    Small boxes

    (Orders containing seedlings or rooted cuttings)

    £7.20

    including VAT per order

    FREE

    For ORDERS
    Over £60 inc VAT

  • Small box

    (All barerooted plants under 1.2 metres in height. Please note: all trees are charged at the trees and hedging rate.)

    £11.40

    including VAT per order

    FREE

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    Over £60 inc VAT

  • Medium box

    (Any pots up to
    and incl. 7.5L)

    £15.00

    including VAT per order

    FREE

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    Over £100 inc VAT

  • Trees & Hedging

    (For all orders of trees of any size, and all bareroot plants 1.2 metres and over in height)

    £19.80

    including VAT per order

  • Pallets

    (For all orders of root balls,
    and large orders, a pallet
    price will be automatically
    applied at checkout)

    £75.00

    including VAT per order

*Delivery to mainland Britain & the Isle of Wight ONLY. Surcharges to the Isle of Wight and some areas of Scotland apply.


Bareroot planting is best done between November and April
Bareroot and potted - what's the difference?

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