Life Cycle: perennial bulb
Planting Time: fall
Height: 6" to 14"
Exposure: full sun to partial shade (in warmest areas)
Soil: rich, moist soil; prefers moist soil all year long
Hardiness: zones 4 to 9
Bloom Time: spring to early summer (or after snowmelt in its native habitat)
Flower: slightly fragrant, small, white, bell-shaped flowers that have a green (or sometimes yellow) spot near the tip of each petal.
Foliage: green, narrow, blade-like leaves
Propagation: division or seeds
Suggested Use: beds, borders, groundcovers, edgings and mass plantings
Growing Hints: Plant bulbs in the fall 3 to 4 inches deep at intervals of 8 to 10 inches.
Interesting Facts: The Snowflake Flower is native to southern Europe, from the Pyrenées to Romania and western Russia. It is the only species currently classified in the genus Leucojum, which in Greek means, "white violet." All parts of a Snowflake Flower are poisonous if ingested.