Autumn snowflake Acis autumnalis

autumn snowflake


A. autumnalis is a bulbous perennial to 15cm in height, with narrow, grassy foliage and stems with 2-4 nodding white bell-shaped flowers 12mm in width, opening with or before the leaves in late summer

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      autumn snowflake

    • Common names

      Leucojum autumnale

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Spread

      0-0.1 metre

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun

  • scissorsPruning

    No pruning required

  • bambooSoil

    SoilChalk, Clay, Loam, Sand

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Rock Garden

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by seed, sown in autumn, in containers in a cold frame or separate offsets after the leaves have died down

  • insectPests

    Susceptible to slugs and narcissus bulb fly

  • microbeDiseases

    Generally disease free