Galanthus nivalis 'Viridapice' is a vigourous snowdrop whose petals have a green thumbprint at the tips.
Galanthus nivalis 'Viridapice' is a vigourous snowdrop whose petals have a green thumbprint at the tips. Snowdrops are a harbinger of spring that bloom in late winter, often breaking through the snow. Their pendulous pure white flowers often have green markings, the small subtleties of which along with the variation in petal shapes beguile many gardeners who, having fallen down the rabbit hole, are known as "galanthophiles". Beware! You could be next.
Common Name: Snowdrop
Family: Amaryllidaceae (The Amaryllis Family)
Zone Hardiness: 3-9
Light: Full Shade, Part Shade, Part Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream
Secondary Bloom Colour: Green
Bloom Time: Late Winter - Early Spring
Soil Moisture: Average, Moist
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Forests and forest edges, shady pastures, amongst shrubs, and in other shaded to partly shaded habitats often in damp soils.
Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Europe and Western Russia
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