Sprays of lots of tiny, star-shaped gentian-blue flowers in February and March with slender, strap-shaped, mid-green leaves. These easy-to-grow bulbs are ideal for a sunny, well-drained rock garden or for naturalising under deciduous shrubs and trees. Plant in bold drifts 8cm (3in) deep in September for a very colourful early spring display.
This is a low-growing bulbous perennial with upright, strap-shaped leaves and with bright white star-shaped flowers in early spring. The Chionodoxa flowers face upwards