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Leucojum 'Gravetye Giant'
Leucojum 'Gravetye Giant'
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Leucojum 'Gravetye Giant'
Leucojum 'Gravetye Giant'

Leucojum 'Gravetye Giant'

"Giant snowflakes"

Leucojum 'Gravetye Giant'

5 bulbs — £3.75

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You can expect your order in September 2024

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Description

Leucojum 'Gravetye Giant': the flower that laughs in the face of winter! This charming beauty, with its pristine white petals and dainty green spots, is like Mother Nature's rebellious child, refusing to bow down to the cold and snow. Standing tall amidst the icy landscape, Leucojum aestivum 'Gravetye Giant' flaunts its blooms with a mischievous wink, as if to say,:"Who needs summer when you have me?" With a robust stature and undeniable charm, these leucojums or giant snowflakes are the floral superheroes that save your dreary winter days with a burst of sheer elegance. Prepare to be captivated by its tenacity, as Leucojum 'Gravetye Giant' reminds us that even in the darkest of times, beauty can bloom with a hearty chuckle!

Key features

  • Comes back every year

  • Fragrant

  • Attractive to wildlife

  • Loved by pollinators

  • Naturalising

  • Thrives well in full sun

  • Packed in paper bags

  • Low maintenance

  • RHS Award (AGM)

  • Fully hardy

  • Rodent resistant

Specs & details

  • Botanical name

    Leucojum aestivum 'Gravetye Giant'

  • Flower colour

    White

  • Bulb size

    14/+

  • Established height

    70cm-1m

  • Established spread

    10-20cm

  • Plant spacing

    90 bulbs per m2

  • Leaf colour

    Green

  • Habit

    Upright
    Clump-forming

  • Life cycle

    Perennial
    Naturalising

  • Hardiness

    Fully hardy

  • Years to establish

    1st year

  • Sunlight

    Full sun

  • Position

    Sheltered
    Exposed

  • Suitable for

    Large containers
    Borders
    Wildlife gardens
    Coastal gardens
    Cottage gardens
    Low maintenance gardens

  • Soil acidity

    Any

  • Soil moisture

    Free draining
    Damp

  • Soil type

    Loam
    Sandy
    Clay
    Stony
    Multipurpose compost
    Loam-based compost

  • RHS Award (AGM)

    Yes

  • Growing skill

    Easy to grow

  • Scented

    Yes

  • Pollinator-friendly

    Yes

  • Mouse resistant

    Yes

  • Rabbit resistant

    Yes

  • Deer resistant

    Yes

  • Toxicity

    No report

Plant calendar

JanFebMarAprMayJuneJulyAugSepOctNovDec
  • Planting
  • Flowering

Useful information

    • Plant your Leucojum 'Gravetye Giant' bulbs from mid to late autumn;

    • Plant in borders or containers in sun or partial shade;

    • Plant your "Giant snowflakes" bulbs two to three times as deep as the bulb is high;

    • Space the bulbs about twice the bulb diameter apart;

    • Place the Leucojum 'Gravetye Giant' bulbs with the pointed side facing upwards.

    Read all planting & care instructions

  • Orders placed before 1 September 2024
    You can expect your order in September 2024

    Orders placed 1 September - 15 October 2024
    You can expect your order in October 2024

    Orders placed 16 October - 15 December 2024
    You can expect your order within 10 business days

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