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 small easy ones like Chionodoxa (Glory of the Soil) and crocus - easy because you don't have to dig down far.
To give winter-flowering heathers a new life in spring, underplant with miniature bulbs such as narcissi, crocus, chionodoxa, snowdrops and irises.
Other good candidates for naturalising include the dainty Chionodoxa luciliae, glory of the snow, which likes dappled shade, and anemone blanda, which likes well-drained soil with added compost in sun or partial shade, within a tree canopy or in short, thin grass.
Celandines and anemones emerge, with masses of little blue bulbs, chionodoxa, scillas and muscari.
Celandines and anemones emerge, accompanied by masses of little blue bulbs, chionodoxa, scillas and muscari.
KE| planting bulbs for next spring - try easy ones like chionodoxa and crocus - easy because you don't have to dig down far.
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.
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.