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Galanthus gracilis 'Highdown'

4th February 2007

Galanthus gracilis is a distinctive species with long thin greyish leaves that have a characteristic twist in them. Once seen, never forgotten.
This form originated with Sir Frederick Stern and takes its name from his garden. As vigorous as a monkey with an itch to scratch.

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  • Bishop, M., A.Davis and J.Grimshaw. Snowdrops, A monograph on cultivated Galanthus. Griffin Press Publishing ltd. 2001 (reprinted 2006).