Leucojum aestivum

Common Names: Summer snowflake, Loddon lily
Category: Plants
Sub-category: Amaryllidaceae family

A perennial herb up to 60 cm tall. It has bulbs up to 4 cm across. Leaves are long and narrow, up to 70 cm long. Flowers are nodding, up to 7 per umbel; tepals white with a yellow-green spot near the tip. They have a slight fragrance.

Commonly cultivated. Found in gardens or wet habitats including damp woodland, riversides and swamps. Flowers in late winter or very early spring, along with the daffodils.

Primary Flower Color: White
Secondary Flower Color: Green
Edible Notes: Poisonous.
Warnings: Poisonous.