Snowdrops are tied with winter aconites for the prize of very-first-bloom. They have become quite the "it" flower and single bulbs of rare cultivars can go for breathtaking prices. But save your breath and your pocketbook and invest in the varieties that multiply quickly, such as those described in my post. Buy a few and pretty soon you'll have enough to make a patch. And a patch will be visible from inside the house. Just sayin'. Click over to my blog and read all about them.
Old Roses has won the snowdrop race, but IBOY made a fine showing. Me? I won't even start looking for snowdrops till February, but I'll be lucky to find any before March. And what about the Southerners? How far south can one go and still grow snowdrops? These snowdrops were blooming in the Secret Garden [...]