February 8, 2023
Chionodoxa Luciliae

Chionodoxa Luciliae

Chionodoxa luciliae is a perennial bulb. They also call it Boissier’s Glory of the Snow or Lucile’s Glory of the Snow. It grows blue flowers in early spring. It is native to western Turkey. Chionodoxa luciliae is part of the Asparagaceae family of plants.

Chionodoxa Luciliae
Chionodoxa luciliae

It was named after Lucille Boissier. She is the wife of the well-known botanist Pierre Edmond Boissier (1810-1885). Chionodoxa luciliae flowers are blue and star-shaped with a white center. The flowers usually grow on clusters of two or three flowers on a leafless stem.

Grow Chionodoxa luciliae in the sun or partial shade. Plant it in well-drained soil. They grow to about 15cm or 6in, but you should plant them about 7 cm or 3in deep.

Chionodoxa Luciliae
Chionodoxa luciliae

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