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My numerous clumps of snowdrops have been spectacularly disappointing this year. Now that they have gone over, my daffs are suffering the same fate; most clumps only have one or two blooms. My plan was to divide and replant some snowdrops but will they be viable if they haven't flowered this year? I haven't a clue what to do about my non-flowering daffs.



Dig them up, spread them out and feed them. Check both Daffs and Snowdrops for Narcissus root fly.

17 Mar, 2018


Thanks OB. I do feed the daffs later on but never sure when to do it. Is it six weeks when they begin or finish flowering? I've never fed snowdrops but will do now as you suggest. Can you advise me on what type of feed?

17 Mar, 2018


This happened to my daffs one year and plain old Miracle Gro sprayed on when the flowers had died but the leaves still good was very effective.

18 Mar, 2018


Best time to feed is as Steragram says, after flowers have finished, but while the leaves are still present. Any foliage feed type stuff will do.
Then when they have died down naturally you may dig up the bulbs, split them up and replant a little deeper than they are in the ground now. I would put a little (and that means a little not a great big handful) of Bonemeal under them too.

18 Mar, 2018


Thankyou Stera and Owdboggyy? I'll do as you suggest once the snow and frezzing temps have retreated. Mammoth task though - got snowdrops and daffodils galore.

18 Mar, 2018

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