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'Blewbury Tart'

Galanthus nivalis f. pleniflorus 'Blewbury Tart'

Galanthus 'Blewbury Tart' is a well-known snowdrop which has gained cult status, since the variety was discovered in 1975 in the village of Blewbury in Oxfordshire, England. The plant was found growing among normal and double G. nivalis in the churchyard of the village. The young Alan Street, who discovered the variety, is now one of the best known snowdrop experts in the UK.

This snowdrop is immediately recognized by its special appearance: The flower has a dishevelled look with an attractive, dark green inner rosette. The green petals are usually enclosed by a few lighter-colored petals. The ovary is very small and the flower is usually looking upward or slightly to one side.
Galanthus 'Blewbury Tart' is considered quite easy in culture.

Galanthus 'Blewbury Tart'