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Leucojum aestivum

Leucojum are bulbous perennials with narrowly strap-shaped leaves and umbels of bell-shaped white, rarely pink flowers, each tepal often tipped with green

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Size:Small
Height:60 cm
Spacing:8 plants per square meter.
Type of soil:Fresh, Moist soil
Sun Exposure:Partial shade to shade
Bloom Time:April - May
Flower Color:White
Leaf color:Green
Hardiness:USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 °C (-30 °F)
Ease of Growth:Medium
Name of breeder:Autoctona

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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.

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Leucojum aestivum

Leucojum aestivum

Leucojum are bulbous perennials with narrowly strap-shaped leaves and umbels of bell-shaped white, rarely pink flowers, each tepal often tipped with green