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Leucojum aestivum 'Gravetye Giant'

 
Common name summer snowflake
Family amaryllidaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z4-9)
Flowers white (spring)
Size 16-20"
Light sun-part shade
Cultural notes ordinary garden soil

Bulb with 12-inch dark green leaves that grow to form a grassy clump, with nodding white bellflowers on taller scapes in late spring. The tips of the petals are spotted with green. The popular 'Gravetye Giant' variety has larger flowers than the species.

In our garden, this plant grows in the following areas: houston front yard, back fence border, waterfall pondside, right fence border

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