chionodoxa


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chi·on·o·dox·a

 (kī′ə-nō-dŏk′sə, kī-ŏn′ə-)
[New Latin Chionodoxa, genus name : Greek khiōn, khion-, snow; see ghei- in Indo-European roots + Greek doxa, glory; see doxology.]

chionodoxa

(kaɪˌɒnəˈdɒksə)
n
(Plants) any plant of the liliaceous genus Chionodoxa, of S Europe and W Asia. See glory-of-the-snow
[C19: New Latin, from Greek khiōn snow + doxa glory]
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Keep | planting bulbs for next spring - try easy ones like chionodoxa and crocus - easy because you don't have to dig down far.
Keep planting bulbs for next spring - try small easy ones like chionodoxa (Glory of the Snow) and crocus - easy because you don't have to dig down far.
Or if you love the wild primrose, Primula vulgaris, try it with puschkinia, sci llas or chionodoxa and anemone nemoro sa, our Or if you love the wild primrose, Primula vulgaris, try it with puschkinia, sci llas or chionodoxa and anemone nemoro sa, our native wood anemone.
Or if you love the wild primrose, Primula vulgaris, try it with puschkinia, scillas or chionodoxa and anemone nemorosa, our native wood anemone.
I will leave you to make your selections from the minor bulbs such as Snowdrops, Scillas, Muscari, Chionodoxa.
Chionodoxa, Scilla, Puschkinia and Muscari are all very hardy and have miniature flowers mostly in shades of blue and white.
The collection comprises 45 Oxalis Deppei Iron Cross, 35 Chionodoxa Luciliae, 10 Narcissus Minature Yellow, and 10 Tulip Daystemon Tarda.
It includes crocus, dwarf tulips, anemones and chionodoxa and all you have to do to get yours is fill in the coupon below and send it with a self-addressed envelope with a stamp for 28p on it.
Chionodoxa will flower in part shade and in the wild it is found in poor soil in harsh mountain conditions.
I'll be planting tulips in big half-barrels, as well as increasing my stock of little guys like grape hyacinths (muscari) and heavenly blue chionodoxa.
Without thinking, you may soon be grabbing handfuls of chionodoxa, ixia and watsonia, helplessly seduced by pictures of their flowers on each bulb box.
Many blue bulbs, chionodoxa and scilla, are perfect partners and can be encouraged to naturalise by allowing seedheads to form and scatter their seed willy-nilly.