Chionodoxa

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Chionodoxa forbesii ‘Blue’

Pretty chionodoxa are easily grown dwarf bulbous perennials with narrowly strap-shaped leaves and star-shaped flowers in early spring. Also known as Glory-of-the-snow.

chionodoxa 'Rosea'
Chionodoxa ‘Rosea’
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  1. Beautiful. I love the lavender tie-dyed looking petals. 🙂

    1. Heyjude says:

      They are very pretty flowers but so damned hard to photograph as they are very small. I really needed to get down very low and close, but didn’t for some reason.

  2. M-R says:

    Alas, we don’t have ’em here, the pretty things ! – at least, I’ve never seen any …

    1. Heyjude says:

      One reason why I DO like England is the changes in the seasons. When spring arrives I just feel like smiling all the time especially seeing the flowers erupt.

      1. M-R says:

        I am glad you feel like that, for it’s one of the reasons I should love to live in the top half of the world, somewhere in Europe …

        1. Heyjude says:

          …somewhere like …Italy?

        2. M-R says:

          or France …

        3. Heyjude says:

          Oh, yes, France. I regret not spending time in France, but I never had any money for holidays and then when I did, I used it to visit my son in Australia. Now I am just too damn old. Although maybe we’ll be in France in August…

        4. M-R says:

          If you do go, will you read our travel site before, for at least one or two pointers …?

  3. Lucid Gypsy says:

    If I could get rid of the Spanish bluebells I might have room for some delights like these, I’ve grown them in previous gardens!

    1. Heyjude says:

      They are such pretty plants. Don’t think I have grown them though.

  4. suej says:

    What delicate little beauties…..

  5. We have these growing in my rose garden. I never knew their name though. They multiply like crazy and now they pop up in the lawn in patches.

  6. Sue Slaght says:

    So pretty this pale purple.

  7. I always love seeing them 🙂

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