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All aspects of snowdrops

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Welcome to Galanthus

We have been interested in snowdrops for over thirty years and have been growing, studying, enjoying and collecting them for nearly as long.

This site contains information on all aspects of snowdrops, their care and their cultivation; based on our experience. It is not the last word, we are still learning and will be continue to update this site as appropriate, in line with current ideas on taxonomy and our ongoing experience.

We hope that you will find something of help or interest here and may your snowdrops bring you as much pleasure as ours have done.

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Jack Mead

A very early flowering elwesii often out by the turn of the year; even in Scotland. ...

Hill Poe

Hill Poe is a hybrid double probably from a cross between nivalis flore pleno and plicatus...

Kite

Twin headed snowdrops, that is with two separate flowers on the one scape (like Leucojum) ...

Merlin

Merlin was spotted in the 1890's by James Allen of Shepton Mallet, growing in his garden. ...

Latest Articles

Rust Disease

A new snowdrop disease in the UK

Pests affecting Snowdrops

The more serious pests affecting snowdrops of snowdrops.

Diseases of Snowdrops

The main fungus diseases affecting snowdrops

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