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How can I preserve snowdrops

How can I preserve snowdrops during the long hot summers? Husband just dug up my snowdrops (mid summer here). I live in Santiago Chile, same climate as S. California. May be moving house so want to be able to take plants with me. Thought of putting them in newspaper in a cool dry place. I want to preserve them till autumn approx March. How can I do that? Can they be put in pots in the shade?


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#1 Comment By Heather On 12/28/2013 @ 6:03 pm

Keeping them in a container is a great idea for helping to keep them alive until you move. In order to get them to bloom again, they will need to be chilled. Over the winter (cool season), you can take them out of the soil and put them in the vegetable drawer in your fridge for about 60 days. Then you can replant them in the soil and they will bloom for you again.


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