Chionodoxa

From Greek: chion (snow) and doxa (glory, fame). An early-flowering bulbous plant, most of which originates from Crete and Turkey. The snow flower is particularly suitable for naturalising, for example as undergrowth of shrubs. They are closely related to the genus Scilla.

Chionodoxa

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Chionodoxa 'Blue Giant'
A selection from 1997. Perhaps the most beautiful Chionodoxa. Beautiful large flowers with a cornflower blue exterior and a striking ivory heart. The inside of the petals is blue to purple-blue. Blooms long, six to eight weeks. "Blue Giant"...
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Chionodoxa 'Pink Giant'
A soft pink, large-flowered selection from the 1940's. With sunny weeather, the star-shaped flowers with white eyes are wide open, looking upwards. Also in this shade it is a wonderful harbinger of spring which, like C. 'Blue Giant' received an...
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Chionodoxa albescens
(Synonyms: Scilla albescens, S. cretica (?), C. nana, Hyacinthus nanus). In 1829, Josef Augsut Schultes described the crop as Hyacinthus nanus. In 1854 the name was renamed Chionodoxa and new insights would classify it with Scilla. Native to Crete...
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€7.95

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Chionodoxa luciliae
Intro: 1878. Collected by the Swiss botanist Pierre Edmond Boissier (1810-1885) in the Taurus, who named this glory-of-the-snow after his wife Lucile, who died young. Flower stems with one or two lavender blue flowers with a white heart.
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Chionodoxa luciliae 'Alba'
Selected by Barr & Sons in 1885. Flower colour: bright white. Good for mixing with for example the blue C. luciliae and then scattering it for naturalising .
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Chionodoxa luciliae 'Rose Queen'
Was already recorded in 2008 by R. Huijg, Breezand. A new, distinctive pink selection, great to combine with other spring-flowering bulbs. Naturalises well under deciduous shrubs.
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Chionodoxa luciliae 'Violet Beauty'
A beautiful large-flowered form with light blue violet flowers to complement the range of glory-of-the-snow. Profusely flowering in March-April. Nice in pots combined with Viola cornuta.
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Chionodoxa luciliae -grootverbruik-
Glory-of-the-snow, as undergrowth of trees and shrubs, but also for in lawns. For sun to partial shade, few soil requirements. 100-120 pieces per m2. Bulb size: 4 cm.
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€65.00

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Chionodoxa sardensis
(Named after von Sardus). Origin: Western Turkey. Was introduced in 1883 by Barr & Sons. Each flower stalk has ten gentian blue flowers, with a barely perceptible white eye.
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Chionodoxa siehei
Intro: 1880. Origin: Western Turkey. 15-20 cm tall stems feature four to ten blue flowers with a large white heart. Was offered in previous years under the name C. forbesii, but according to Brian Mathew that name is incorrect.
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