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.