Glory of the Snow
Chionodoxa luciliae 'Gigantea Group'

Family: Hyacinthaceae
Genus: Chionodoxa (kye-oh-no-DOKS-uh) (Info)
Species: luciliae (luh-SIL-ee-ay) (Info)
Cultivar: Gigantea Group
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Category:

Alpines and Rock Gardens

Bulbs

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

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Water Requirements:

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Where to Grow:

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Height:

under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:

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Hardiness:

USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)

USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Blue-Violet

Violet/Lavender

Bloom Time:

Late Winter/Early Spring

Foliage:

Deciduous

Other details:

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Soil pH requirements:

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Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

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Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

West Tisbury, Massachusetts

Florence, Mississippi

Norristown, Pennsylvania

Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Apr 19, 2009, SunnyBorders from Aurora, ON (Zone 5a) wrote:

A very aggressive seeder in our area. Seems to take about two years to go from seed to a small bulb that flowers.
Chionodoxa luciliae may be a synonym of C. forbesii.