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Chionodoxa Luciliae

Chionodoxa Luciliae or also called Boissier’s
Glory of the Snow or Lucile’s Glory of the Snow is a perennial bulb. It has blue flowers in early spring and is native to west Turkey and part of the Asparagaceae family of plants. It was named after Lucille Boissier wife of the well known botanist Pierre Edmond Boissier 1810-1885). Chionodoxa Luciliae flowers are blue and star shaped with a white center and they usually appear on clusters of two or three flowers on a leafless stem.

Chionodoxa Luciliae can be planted in the sun or partial shade in well-drained soil. They grow to about 15 cm but you should plant them about 7 cm deep.

Chionodoxa Luciliae

Chionodoxa Luciliae

Chionodoxa Luciliae

Chionodoxa Luciliae

 

 

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