How to use Snowdrops in a sentence
In the New Year the bare twigs make a bright tracery above clumps of snowdrops and yellow winter aconites.
The potatoes were genetically modified to include a toxin - GNA lectin - found in snowdrops to make them resistant to potato aphids.
We have early hyacinth and a small clump of snowdrops, which are beautiful too.
Nowhere in Britain do snowdrops grow in such profusion.
If you have never seen the snowdrops at the Jarman Center do go next year and have a look, they are quite spectacular.Advertisement
The crocuses are still to come, and so are the primroses and other wild flowers which follow the snowdrops in this wonderful churchyard.
England has a wealth of wild flowers including snowdrops, daffodils, bluebells, primroses, buttercups and cowslips.
Cornwall Lanhydrock Daily Good displays of naturalized snowdrops appear during February within the 30 acres of gardens and grounds.
The first few snowdrops had popped up on a sunny lawn.
In the woodland this gave Nick a large area for ferns, hellebores, woodland bulbs, camellia and more snowdrops.Advertisement
In spring and early summer snowdrops, daffodils and bluebells carpet the woodland floor.
In springtime each year you would if seated there be close to the snowdrops planted by Mrs Watts which have been augmented by well-wishers.
If you live within traveling distance of the nursery you can collect your snowdrops in pots.
Autumnal Snowdrops - In Greece and the adjacent countries several Snowdrops have been found which flower in the autumn or early winter.
So far as I can learn, all these Snowdrops grow on high ground, mostly on mountains.Advertisement
I understand that the Snowdrops on the lower grounds do not flower until early in the year.
The Yellow Snowdrops form but a small class, two varieties only being known at present, G. lutescens and G. flavescens.
The situation I should choose would be a gently sloping bank, more or less shaded by trees whose roots were allowed to wander freely among the Snowdrops.
I think the autumnal-flowering Snowdrops should be treated as alpine plants.
All my best Snowdrops are grown under trees, the soil being quite full of their roots.Advertisement
Autumnal Snowdrops Octobrensis - Lord Walsingham, when travelling in Albania about the year 1875, collected some bulbs on one of the mountains and sent them to the late Rev.
Autumnal Snowdrops Rachelae - This is of the same type as G. octobrensis, but the flower is a little larger, and the leaves are quite a third broader, and it seems to have a stronger constitution than that variety.
They continue during the summer and autumn, and have a pleasing effect in the distance, as they suggest Snowdrops at first, and are quite as pretty when closely viewed.
Glory of the Snow and Snowdrops are two that peek out from among late winter snowdrifts.