Common names: Summer snowflake, Snowflake, Snowbell. Scientific name: Leucojum aestivum. Family: Amaryllidaceae. Genus: Leucojum. Species: aestivum.
Plant type: Bulbs, Perennials. Height: 1 to 1.5 feet. Flower color: White. Flowering time: April.
Summer Snowflake (Leucojum vernum) are bulbous plants belonging to the Amaryllidaceae family. Native to central and southern Europe. The leaves are dark green, narrow, strap-like, 1-2 ft (0.3-0.6 m) long. The flowers are small and bell-shaped, white, Each snow white tepal has a small emerald green spot near its tip. They have a slight fragrance.