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Leucojum flower

Leucojum flowerLeucojum, also known as St. Agnes' Flower or Snowflake. They are handsome plants. The flowers are pure white, every petal being tipped with green, dropping in a cluster of from 6 to 8 blooms, each nearly one inch long.

They grow freely in almost any soil, sandy loam being preferable. Increased by off-sets from the bulb, or by seed as soon as it is ripe.

The spring snowflake blooms in March, the summer variety in June. The latter is a much more vigorous plant than the former. Their height is twelve to 18 inch.