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Mount Everest Giant Snowdrop

Mount Everest Giant Snowdrop

Get an early start on the gardening season with a strikingly pretty, new addition to our lineup—Mount Everest Giant Snowdrop! Boasting larger flowers than its more commonly known cousin, this elwesii hybrid is an exquisite late-winter bloomer that bears 1-2" bell-shaped blossoms of snowy white. Richly contrasting, deep green foliage makes a fine background, allowing admirers to better see the snowdrops. Snowdrops are highly coveted by gardeners and landscapers for their ability to essentially add a third flowering season to outdoor spaces. Makes a great ground cover or rock garden planting.
  • Hardiness Zones 3-9
  • Mature Height 6 - 10 inches
  • Bloom Time Late winter to early spring
  • Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
  • Ship As7-8 CM Bulb
  • Container Friendly
  • Attracts Pollinators
  • Naturalizes Well

We ship this item in Fall

Botanical Name: Galanthus elwesii 'Mount Everest'

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SKU: #81001
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  • Botanical Name:

    Galanthus elwesii 'Mount Everest'
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  • Size:

    7-8 CM
  • Suggested Uses:

    Borders, Container Gardening, Ground Cover, Naturalizing, Rock Garden, Showy Flowers, Winter Interest, Shade Garden
  • Flower Color:

    Red, White
  • Flower Form:

    1 to 2" bell-shaped flower
  • Foliage Type:

    Gray-green, broad, upright foliage
  • Mature Spread:

    2 - 3 inches
  • Spacing:

    3 inches

Growing Tips

  • Planting Instructions:

    Plant 4-5" below soil surface and 3" apart.
  • Soil Moisture:

    Average. Does well in moist soils, but also performs on dryer soils.
  • Will Tolerate:

    Acidic Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
  • Pruning Instructions:

  • Winter Care:

    Not needed
  • Planting Depth:

    4-5" deep
  • Watering Requirements:

    Average water needs. Water regularly, do not overwater.
  • Fertilization Requirements:

    Once per year
  • Special Care:

    Not needed

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K. van Bourgondien times its shipments from Holland so that bulbs and bareroots arrive at the proper planting time (depending on climatic conditions) for each area of North America.
We take advanced orders, and as the crops are harvested, our staff of K. van Bourgondien experts makes an on-the-spot selection of the finest bulbs available to fill those reservations.
We will pack and ship your order based on the following schedules. The type of product you order or the weather may affect the anticipated shipping schedule. Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48 contiguous states. What zone am I in?

Fall 2023 Shipping Schedule

  • Bulbs and Perennials
    Zones First Ship Date Last Order Date
    3A - 6B September 4, 2023 December 4, 2023
    7A - 10B September 25, 2023 December 4, 2023

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In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via USPS or FedEx.
Orders for gift certificates will be shipped immediately.

Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship any plant items from late June through August. General merchandise will be shipped with your plant order.

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