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Chionodoxa forbesii Pink Giant
Chionodoxa forbesii Pink Giant
Chionodoxa forbesii Pink Giant
Chionodoxa forbesii Pink Giant
Chionodoxa forbesii Pink Giant
Chionodoxa forbesii Pink Giant

Chionodoxa forbesii Pink Giant
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Pretty Chionodoxa forbesii ‘Pink Giant’ creates a cushy carpet of early-spring colour that will lift your garden right out of the winter gloom. Growing to a height of around 25cm, it’s a bit bigger than your typical chionodoxa and every bit as dainty and sweet. The soft-pink starry flowers start to emerge right from the beginning of spring and continue to do so for many weeks, lighting up and dull space in their own classic and uncomplicated way. Chionodoxa is an excellent naturaliser, gradually multiplying over the years to produce wonderful swathes.

This easy-to-grow and unfussy bulb is perfect for planting in any garden – in borders, under trees or in pots. It’s got a hint of woodland charm about it and is often seen covering bare soil under large trees or among shrubs, but grows equally well through grass or in sunny borders. Plant Chionodoxa forbesii ‘Pink Giant’ in groups to get them started and enjoy watching these groups get bigger and more impressive every year!

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Colour:

Soft pink

Height:

20-25 cm / 8-10"

Planting season:

Autumn

Flowering time:

Early to mid Spring

Botanical name:

Chionodoxa forbesii Pink Giant

Light requirements:

Partial shade / full sun

Soil moisture:

Average

Naturalising:

Strong

Perennial:

Yes

Critter resistant:

Yes

  • Plant your chionodoxa bulbs from mid to late autumn
  • Plant in borders or containers in sun or partial shade
  • Plant the bulbs 5-10cm deep
  • Space the bulbs 5-10cm apart
  • Place the bulbs with the pointed side facing upwards

    Read more in our planting guide
  • Orders placed before 15 September 2018
    You can expect your order in September 2018
  • Orders placed 16 September - 15 December 2018
    You can expect your order within 10 business days

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At a young age, Hein Huijg bought 10 kilos of tulip bulbs for 850 Dutch guilders from his savings. After one year, he was able to triple the yield and he kept 20 kilos of his harvest. Hein invested his profit in other tulip bulbs. This was the start of the bulb company 'Huijg Breezand' in Breezand, The Netherlands. Around the end of the eighties, John and Raymond Huijg (see photo) became partners. The company has grown to over 45 hectares of flower bulbs nowadays!

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