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The first flower colors have appeared — the white of snowdrops, the yellow of witch hazel, the electric blue of scilla, the purple of the earliest crocuses.
Built by John, Second Duke of Montagu, in the 1770s, its colorful parade of snowdrops, crocuses, daffodils, and bluebells stretch from the house to as far as the moat.
Pollinator plants like crocus, primrose and snowdrops will bloom even when snow is on the ground.
And those of us who can’t wait for spring to see flowers are planting winter aconite (Eranthis hyemalis) and snowdrops (Galanthus) that pop up right through the snow in late winter — assuming the seasons actually come in the right order, that is.
Grape hyacinths, crocus, snowdrops, Siberian squill and bluebells can be grown under deciduous trees.
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Definition of snowdrop for English Language Learners
: a small white flower that blooms in early spring
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