snowdrop

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Synonyms for snowdrop

common anemone of eastern North America with solitary pink-tinged white flowers

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Snowdrop enthusiasts, known as galanthophiles, get very excited about different varieties, with subtle differences in green markings and petal shapes, but I'm quite content with the common snowdrop, preferably in large drifts under grand old trees.
Other favourites include lady's mantle (Alchemilla mollis AGM*), iron cross begonia (Begonia masoniana AGM), common snowdrop (Galanthus nivalis AGM) and the many-flowered jasmine (Jasminum polyanthum AGM).
It's larger than the most widespread species, the common snowdrop (Galanthus nivalis), which was already established in Britain at that time.
We think of the common snowdrop - galanthus nivalis - as a wild flower, although it was probably introduced from mainland Europe many centuries ago.
nivalis, the common snowdrop, is among the best for naturalising, producing dainty white and green flowers on top of narrow green leaves.
The common snowdrop, Galenthus nivalis, is one of the best to grow in grass.
Soldiers are said to have added to the stock by bringing them back from the Crimea War, but it may be that the species concerned was the Crimean snowdrop, a more robust species which grows to about four times the size of our common snowdrop.
nivalis, the common snowdrop, has narrow green leaves and dainty white and green fragrant flowers.
There are now literally hundreds of named varieties, but among the most reliable are the common snowdrop, G nivalis and a double form of it, G nivalis "Flore Pleno".