These plants don't fear the cold weather and therefore can be grown in the garden during any time of year. Perennial plants mainly have a spring and summer development. During the coldest months of the year the aerial part can completely dry out, to come up the year after.For a balanced development, it is best to position the The Snowdrop in a partially shady place, where it can enjoy direct sunlight only during the coolest hours of the day.
These plants are bulbeous. This plant in the winter assumes a white colouring; it is small in size and can reach 25 cm high. It doesn't keep its leaves in the winter. The Snowdrop has a panel-like development, therefore it tends to widen very much.
In the spring letís fertilize perennials periodically, using a specific fertilizer for flowering plants, to add to the irrigating water, every 20-25 days; or we can spread a slow release fertilizer near the plants every 3-4 months.
Water regularly, every The , wetting the ground deeply with 2-3 glasses of water , always waiting for the soil to be dry before watering; avoid leaving stagnant water. These plants display a pretty long period of vegetational rest. During this time it isn't necessary to water the plants.
As the day-time temperatures rise at the beginning of the spring, it is agreeable to practice a preventive treatment, with a wide-range insecticide, which should be applied when there arenít flowerings in the garden. Before the buds become too large, it is advisable to also treat them with a wide-range fungicide, to prevent the development of fungal diseases which spread easily when there is an elevated environmental moisture.
We suggest growing these plants in a slightly damp substratum, which isnít too drained.
Notes - Snowdrop
If desired, we can grow the The Snowdrop in a container. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.