Snowdrops are one of the best loved, most popular and widely grown of all bulbous plants. This title celebrates their beauty and magical annual resurrection, and describes the twenty known species and more than fifteen hundred named snowdrops that are available to gardeners.
Freda Cox is an established artist and writer with a passion for plants and gardens. Well known for botanical paintings, she regularly contributes to numerous publications. She was for many years UK branch head of the Mediterranean Garden Society. From childhood, snowdrops have always been a favourite flower and it was their beauty and fascination that inspired this book. A commited galanthophile with a modest collection of snowdrops, her main love is seeing massive colonies naturalized in the wild.