Our annual end-of-summer contest is here, come on down to the Dave's Garden County Fair!

Today's bloom is Glory of the Snow 'Blue Giant' (Chionodoxa forbesii)

Bloom of the Day for October 13th, 2012:

Type of plant: Bulbs

Bloom color: Light Blue, White/Near White

Bloom time of year: Late Winter/Early Spring

Sun requirements: Full Sun, Sun to Partial Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 4a to Zone 8b

Height: under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing: 3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

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pirl wrote:
Such a welcome sight in spring!

Kell wrote:
They look so sweet!

pirl wrote:
They really are, Kell. I allowed mine to wander in a path and it may be very crowded as time goes by but it's lovely to see each spring and they bloom for a few weeks.

Kell wrote:
I bet that is a great sight! I would love to meander along one of your garden paths, Pirl!

pirl wrote:
You're sweet. It's just a ride of a few thousand miles: photos might be easier.