glory-of-the-snow


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glo·ry-of-the-snow

(glôr′ē-əv-thə-snō′)
n.
A small bulbous plant (Chionodoxa forbesii) native to southwest Asia, Crete, and Cyprus, cultivated for its early-blooming blue flowers. Also called chionodoxa.

glory-of-the-snow

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(Plants) a small W Asian liliaceous plant, Chionodoxa luciliae, cultivated for its early-blooming blue flowers
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Expert tip: Put it in the spotlight with ground-hugging evergreens of a pool of spring-flowering bulbs such as Glory-of-the-Snow or Chionodoxa.
Some of my favorites are blue and white glory-of-the-snow (Chionodoxa) and yellow winter aconites (Eranthis).
Over in the formal terrace beds, Glory-of-the-snow with its deep blue flowers stands proud, complementing the blue striped petals of its neighbouring Stripped Squill.
Yet, it is too soon to look for the first snowdrops, winter aconites, crocus, scillas, glory-of-the-snow or bulbous iris unless you have a special microclimate near the house or unless you pay a visit to a well-stocked florist shop.
Daffodils, grape hyacinths, all of the flowering onions (Alliums), dogtooth violets (Erythronium), glory-of-the-snow (Chionodoxa), winter aconites (Eranthis), snowdrops Galanthus), scillas (Scilla), Grecian windflowers (Anemone), Guinea Hen flowers (Fritillaria), and wood hyacinths (Hyacinthoides) are seldom eaten by pests.
Glory-of-the-Snow (Chionodoxa) in April will have clusters of blue, pink, or white flowers about five to six inches above the ground-covering mulch.