Chionodoxa forbesii (is a perennial herbaceous bulb with blue and white flowers in early Spring, late Spring and mid Spring. It grows well in semi-shade and direct sun, and prefers medium levels of water. The flowers are ) .
Chionodoxa forbesii grows in soils ranging from a pH of 5 (extremely acidic ranges from 0 to 5.1) to 8.5 (alkaline ranges from 8.1 to 8.5). It is adapted to chalk, clay loam, loam, loamy sand, peat, sandy clay, sandy clay loam and sandy loam soils, and prefers high fertility.
This is a erect bulb and has a clump forming growth form, and has an ultimate height of 0.2m / 7.9in and spread of 0.2m / 7.9in. It can take 2-3 years to reach its ultimate height.
The leaves are green in Spring.
Container plant, cottage informal garden, flower border and bed, under shrubs and woodland margin.
Turkey.to 2-3 years 0.2m / 7.9in 0.2m / 7.9in
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|Forbes' Glory of the snow (Ireland)|
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