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Russian Snowdrop

Puschkinia scilloides, Striped Squill

Hardy Bulb

  • Customer favourite
  • A carpet of spring colour
  • Virtually maintenance free
With a beauty that belies its resilience, Puschkinia will form a carpet of spring colour that is virtually maintenance free. These tough little bulbs emerge in a flurry of palest blue flowers, etched with dark powder blue stripes. Russian snowdrops enjoy well drained soils and make an eye-catching alternative to traditional spring bulbs. Grow them in borders and rockeries, or naturalise them in grass. Height: 15cm (6"). Spread: 10cm (4").Bulb size 5/6cm.

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Ideal For:
alpine & rockery, low maintenance garden, patio
Flowering Period:
March, April
Position:
sun or semi shade, dappled shade
    • 50 Russian Snowdrop bulbs

    • PRICE DROP  
    • Despatch: by end of September 2017
    • £9.99 £2.99
    • 100 Russian Snowdrop bulbs

    • PRICE DROP  
    • Despatch: by end of September 2017
    • £14.98 £4.98
    • 300 Russian Snowdrop bulbs

    • PRICE DROP  
    • Despatch: by end of September 2017
    • £19.94 £9.94
Plant puschkinia bulbs at a depth of 10cm (4") and 7cm (3") apart. Choose a sunny or semi shaded position in well drained soil. Alternatively grow Russian snowdrops in containers of free draining compost or naturalise them in informal areas of grass.
After flowering, allow the foliage to die back naturally as this will help to feed the bulbs for next year's growth. Avoid mowing areas of grass where puschkinia bulbs are naturalised until they have completely died back.
We will do our best to ship your plants or bulbs to you at the ideal time for planting as stated against each product. We recommend that you prepare your soil, planting beds or patio containers ahead of time so you are ready to plant out, or pot on, just as soon as your order arrives. You will find the name of the variety printed on the top line of the address label on your package. Please ensure that you open the packaging immediately and carefully read through the instruction leaflet provided. For greatest success, please pot on or plant out as soon as possible, following the cultural instructions enclosed with your order.
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