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glory-of-the-snow

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A small bulbous plant (Chionodoxa luciliae) native to southwest Asia, Crete, and Cyprus, cultivated for its early-blooming blue flowers.

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  • n. The plant Chionodoxa luciliae, one of the earliest to flower in the spring.

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Examples

  • As the snowdrops and winter aconite begin to depart, glory-of-the-snow, Siberian squill, dwarf iris, and puschkinia might arrive.

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  • The slope was originally covered with grass and a few patches of snowdrops, Siberian squill and glory-of-the-snow that the previous owner had planted.

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  • Scilla, glory-of-the-snow, dwarf iris, puschkinia and grape hyacinths are bulbs whose blooms follow close behind.

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  • Think snowdrops, scilla, glory-of-the-snow and crocus, for example, but you have to plant them by the hundreds, if not the thousands, for them to have any sort of landscape effect.

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  • The season starts out with winter aconites and snowdrops, followed by glory-of-the-snow, bulbous Iris reticulata, crocuses, Siberian squill,

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  • An early spring-blooming bulb flower, botanically known as Chionodoxa luciliae.

    February 17, 2008