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These photographs of snowdrops growing in semi-shade, in the area around the Maze, were taken recently by one of our regular garden volunteers.  They show some of the main plantings of snowdrops such as Galanthus  ‘Atkinsii’ (Imperial Group) and a display of Double Group snowdrops.

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Snowdrops (Imperial Group)

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Snowdrops (Double Group)

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Photo showing the 6 segments of the flower (3 outer/3 inner)

Come and visit the gardens during February to see masses of these wonderful and popular snowdrops in flower.

There is also an interesting display of our heritage seed potatoes in the Garden Bothy.

Chris Hitchcock  (Head Gardener)

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