Galanthus ” Nutts Early “
Gal . ” Nutts Early ” (elw Hiemalis group ) Excellent early flowering Snowdrop usually out before Christmas. Outer segments bluntly pointed . Inner segments inverted “V” at apex . Clumps up well . Originally given to friends by the late Richard Nutt. This is a member of the so-called Hiemalis Group of Galanthus elwesii. Galanthus Nutt’s Early originated in the garden of the eponymous galanthophile, the late Richard Nutt. It was apparently gifted to guests, without a name, at one of his snowdrop lunches. Subsequently it was passed among friends with the epithet ‘Nutt’s Early’.