Leucojum are bulbous perennials with narrowly strap-shaped leaves and umbels of bell-shaped white, rarely pink flowers, each tepal often tipped with green
The Leucojum aestivum is a gracious and little known herbaceous perennial that blooms in early spring; high up to 60 cm. The leaves are up to 70 cm and narrow. The flowers are grouped into stems that carry up to 7 flower (tepals), pure white with a yellow-green spot at the end.
This plant is native to much of Europe, spread to Ireland from Ukraine to Turkey from 0 to 600 m altitude.
Suitable for terrains to an average wet up to swampy, in partial shade location.
Hardy plant that can stand the frost, tolerates temperatures down to -30 ° C.
- 60 cm
- Sun Exposure:
- Partial shade to shade
- Type of soil:
- Fresh, Moist soil
- USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 °C (-30 °F)
- 8 plants per square meter.
- Bloom Time:
- April - May
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