Plant of the Month…Snowdrops
Even though it is a time when most of us are ready for Spring, February is a reminder of the hardships of Winter, it can be a month of turmoil in the sky and many plants are happy to to stay hidden until the storms of February have passed. But there up pops the white flowers of Galanthus nivalis or more commonly known as the Snowdrop to cheer us up and tell us Spring is just around the corner!
Galanthus nivalis (Snowdrop)
Galanthus nivalis is known as the common Snowdrop. It is the most widespread of the 20 species in its Genus.
Snowdrops are among the first bulbs to bloom in Spring and look really impressive when planted on mass.
Now is a good time to plant Snowdrops in the green and flowering so come on down to Thorngrove and buy yours as we have a new stock just arrived.
We also have plenty of other Spring bulbs to choose from such as Tete + Tete, Iris reticulatas, Crocus, Muscari, Scented Dutch Iris’s and Tulips.