Glory of the Snow – Chionodoxa forbesii

The early spring bulbs produce one flower stem each, with 2-3 blossoms per stem. They can be made into miniature nosegays and work well as a border plant. In some areas they bloom so early that their bright blue flowers often peek out of the snow!

These natives of the Southern Turkish Mountains (above 7000 feet), were first described in 1877. They naturalize forest edges and border areas easily and look wonderful under early blooming daffodils.

No reference to any uses other than in gardening have been noted.




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