Chionodoxa luciliae - Sprays of tiny, star-shaped gentian-blue flowers in February and March and slender, strap-shaped, mid-green leaves. These versatile and easy-to-grow bulbs are ideal for a sunny, well-drained rock garden or for naturalising under deciduous shrubs and trees. Plant in bold drifts 8cm (3in) deep in September for a spectacular early spring display.
Glory-of-the-Snow: Deer and rabbit proof A charming little bulb that deserves to be a lot better known, glory-of-the-snow blooms early and bears cheery pink, blue, or white star-shape flowers. It's great for letting pop up throughout your yard. Name: Chionodoxa luciliae Growing Conditions: Sun or shade and moist, well-drained soil Size: To 6 inches tall Zones: 3-9 Native to North America: No Learn more about glory-of-the-snow.
Chionodoxa is commonly called "glory-of-the-snow" with good reason: it appears soon after the snow recedes and is glorious! Here's how to grow it: http://landscaping.about.com/od/colorfulflowers/ig/pink-flowers/Chionodoxa-Picture.htm
This mass of tiny star-shaped, bright blue Chionodoxa 'Glory of the Snow' flowers is always a welcome sight when I photograph them in my garden after a Minnesota winter. Use this image for a cheerful botanical accent in any room.Title: Glory of th...
Squills, Bluebells and Glory-of-the-Snow...the Other Spring 'Blues'! - Dave's Garden