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Snowdrop

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A traditional herald of spring, the common snowdrop has become glamorous, with many new forms available. It's no wonder -- this classic offers nodding white bells, dotted and underskirted with green and hanging from arching stems. They have a light, sweet fragrance. Snowdrops are very easy to grow, requiring only a well-drained soil. They prefer a shaded location and will spread naturally within a few years.

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Under 6 inches

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3-9

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Double snowdrop
Double snowdrop
Galanthus nivalis 'Flore Pleno' offers lightly fragrant double flowers that open to reveal green-tipped, ruffled centers. It grows 4 inches tall. Zones 3-9
Common snowdrop
Common snowdrop
Galanthus nivalis bears white, bell-shape blooms that open to reveal green-tipped centers. The flowers dangle from bare stems above shiny, linear foliage. The plant grows 5 inches tall. Zones 3-9
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