Galanthus nivalis 'White Dream'

White Dream Snowdrop

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Teardrop-shaped, elongated outer white petals surround the fragrant green, marked white cup formed by the three inner petals of this cultivar that features a pronounced white stripe on the green leaves. Snowdrops are among the earliest harbingers of spring in the cool temperate zones. On sunny late-winter days, the outer petals "flare"out, releasing the strong honey fragrance that is irresistible to pollinators (and gardeners). An amazing plant-sap chemistry allows this species to come into flower while the soils are still frozen. This sap also deters rabbits and deer. 

Plant Shape
Full Sun, Partial Shade
Bloom Time
January - February, March - April
Bloom Color
White, Green
Landscape Use
Bedding or Border, Groundcover, Understory
Wildlife Interest
Attracts Butterflies, Resistant To Deer
Plant Type
Hardiness Zone
5 - 9