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Greater Snowdrops

Bulbs - Autumn Planting, Bulbs - Spring Planting

Galanthus elwesii . A snowdrop with wide leaves and a double marked flower. Flowers very early and is often the first to appear in the season.

Please note: If ordered with other bulb species that indicate February 2024 delivery; then your order will be held until all species are ready.

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Latin Name: Galanthus elwesii

Common Name(s): Greater Snowdrops

Plant Type: Perennial

Habitat: Wet Woodland





Flowering Time:

January - December

SKU: NS-378 Categories: ,


The giant snowdrop has larger flowers and broader leaves than the more common G. nivalis ,but grows to the same 4 inches tall and wide. Its white, nodding blooms appear in late winter, signalling spring around the corner.

These snowdrops like full sun to partial shade and moist well drained soil.

Plant about 8-10cm deep. These bulbs were grown from cultivated stock, See below for planting advice or PDF: Planting Instructions Here

Additional information



Flowering Time

January, February, December



Plant Type

Country of Origin


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