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Bulbs, Perennials > Galanthus > Galanthus nivalis > Galanthus nivalis f. plentiflorus 'Flore Pleno'

Galanthus nivalis

f. plentiflorus 'Flore Pleno'


Double Flowering Snowdrop




Origin:  First recorded in cultivation in 1703, being one of the oldest cultivars in the genus.
Family
Amaryllidaceae
Genus
Galanthus
Species
nivalis
Cultivar
'Flore Pleno'
Category
Bulbs, Perennials
Forma
plentiflorus
USDA Hardiness Zone
3 - 7
Canadian Hardiness Zone
1a - 7a
RHS Hardiness Zone
H5 - H7
Temperature (°C)
-37 -(-12)
Temperature (°F)
-35 - 10
Height
10 cm
Spread
10 cm
Photographs
Description and Growing Information
Flowering Period
AprilMay
Growth
Fast
Fruit Description
It is a sterile cultivar never setting seed.
Notable Specimens
The A. M. Cuddy Gardens, Strathroy, Ontario, Canada.
Propagation
Clumps may be divided 'in the green': lifting clumps and dividing when in full foliage or lifting and dividing dormant bulbs in late summer. Use caution when 'dividing in the green' as broken roots will not re-grow until the following season unlike other perennials.
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