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By Dneicy

London, United Kingdom Gb

Collapsed snowdrops, they look like they have been sat on. They are on a little steep bank in my garden, could the weight of them be to blame? The ones behind are standing fine.

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I can't see the flowers clearly, but they're much more likely to be that very invasive form of Allium than snowdrops at this point in the year, and they do sometimes flop over a bit, but to be honest, that patch looks as if something had lain there for a while (fox? cat?). Crush a leaf or two to see if they smell of onions - if they do, its an Allium.

6 May, 2014


Agree with Bamboo - much too late for snowdrops!

6 May, 2014


I too agree with Bamboo. They do look very much like wild garlic : Allium ursinum.

6 May, 2014


Something's definitely been sleeping there.

7 May, 2014


Best get rid unless you are very fond of them or they will soon be everywhere.

7 May, 2014


I've added a couple of closer pics. The leaves are not the same as allium. It may well be foxes that have lain on them.

7 May, 2014


I think your bulbs might be Puschkinia... a nice thing, not very often seen.

7 May, 2014


Could be Bamboo, we grow them

7 May, 2014


It's been suggested they're white bluebells!

8 May, 2014


Not white bluebells Dneicy flower is wrong.

9 May, 2014


Now you've added the closeups its clear they aren't alliums anyway. They are very pretty.

10 May, 2014

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