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PalustrisPalustris Posts: 3,997

This is a pot of the Galanthus nivalis which inhabits our garden. We do not think it is straight nivalis as it seems to be sterile.

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 And this is what they look like en masse

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 There are more as well.

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  • 4thPanda4thPanda Posts: 4,145

    They look amazing! Maybe we should all visit your garden image

  • Busy-LizzieBusy-Lizzie Posts: 20,455

    That's really lovely, Berghill.

    Dordogne and Norfolk
  • PalustrisPalustris Posts: 3,997

    As long as you avoid falling down the mole holes, you are welcome. Oh and bring your gardening gloves, there is a lot of work needing doing.

  • BookertooBookertoo Posts: 1,306

    The snowdrops are indeed particularly good this year - not the numbers you have yet, but they are spreading well.  Amused, and happy, to see that underneath a road sign just outside our drive, a goodly patch are growing - the birds must sit there when busily digesting the seeds - and nature does the rest - great. 

  • ObelixxObelixx Vendée, Western FrancePosts: 28,580

    Your snowdrops are looking lovely Berghill.  I've had a clump in flower in a sunny front bed since mid December  but no sign yet of the ones out the back and still in shade but when they do eventually come and then go over, I shall split them into my woodland area and maybe in 10 years time I'll have a display like yours. 

    Inspirational.   Thanks.

    "We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." - George Bernard Shaw
  • happymarionhappymarion Posts: 4,591

    I am busily spreading my clumps down from the butterfly garden and spinney into the middle garden ,my Persian Runner.  the clump i divided up last year are making a good show already and have the odd self seeded one here and there.  It was such a relief to see they liked their new home.

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  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 82,286

    A sight like that really lifts the spirits   imageimageimage  

    “I am not lost, for I know where I am. But however, where I am may be lost.” Winnie the Pooh







  • FairygirlFairygirl west central ScotlandPosts: 49,188

    They're stunning en masse like that. That's the way to have them Berghill image

     Easy to forget how beautiful these little gems are once summer comes along.

    It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....


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