Chionodoxa forbesii 'Pink Giant'
Chionodoxa forbesii 'Pink Giant'

Chionodoxa forbesii 'Pink Giant'

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Quick Facts
Common Name: Glory-of-the-snow
Hardiness Zone: 4-8S/9W Exposure: Sun to Part Shade
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Blooms In: Apr
Height: 6-8" Spacing: 3"
Read our Growing Guide Ships as: BULB
Deer Resistance: Yes
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'Pink Giant' is a sturdy grower with bright pink blooms and white eyes; this variety dates to 1942.

These small bulbs are a great choice for naturalizing by the handfuls at the feet of deciduous shrubs, where the soil will not become too hot or dry during the summer. Chionodoxa is native to Turkey, Crete, and Cyprus and doesn't mind heat and sun in summer as long as the soil does not dry out.

For more information on planting Chionodoxa, click Growing Guide.




The size of the plants we ship has been selected to reduce the shock of transplanting. For some, this means a large, bareroot crown. Others cannot travel bareroot or transplant best if grown in containers. We ship these perennials and annuals in 1 pint pots, except as noted. We must point out that many perennials will not bloom the first year after planting, but will the following year, amply rewarding your patience. We ship bulbs as dormant, bare bulbs, sometimes with some wood shavings or moss. Shrubs, Roses, vines, and other woody plants may be shipped bareroot or in pots. The size of the pot is noted in the quick facts for each item.


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A delightful surprise

Caryn from Albuquerque, NM

I planted a little cluster of these bulbs at the same time and area that I planted tulips. They stayed blooming for a very long time and really set the tulips off to look more beautiful than tulips look by themselves.

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Growing guide

Growing guide

Latin Name Pronunciation: kee-on-oh-doks'-ah

Bulb size: 5-7 cm 

Plant 2-3 in. deep, 2 in. apart (15-20 per sq. ft.) in full sun to part shade in average soil. Naturalizes by reseeding, which it does readily, especially in a humus-rich soil.

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