Most of the plants that bloom in winter are bulbous plants that start to flower in late winter, shrubs that are capable of flowering in the depths of winter and some perennials. They are all precious for their capability of giving us the illusion of an early spring.
Common snowdrops (Galanthus nivalis) are the most used snowdrops in our gardens, even there are many more exotic varieties, bringing charm with their single, nodding flowers that appear form mid to late winter. Plant the bulbs 10 cm deep, in groups for a mass effect, ideally when in growth or when they are dormant during early autumn. Choose a place with light shade, under deciduous shrubs or trees, in a border or naturalized in grass, but you can also grow them in containers. Plant them in rich soil that will stay moist during their growing period.Read More »