Authentic Wisconsin.  Glory-of-the-Snow - Chionodoxa forbesii


Glory-of-the-Snow along bikepath between Marion Dunn Pond and Duck Pond in Madison, Wisconsin on April 6, 2020.


Above: Glory-of-the-Snow along bikepath between Marion Dunn Pond and Duck Pond in Madison, Wisconsin (4/6/20).


Glory-of-the-Snow - Chionodoxa forbesii

Glory-of-the-Snow is a non-native plant that has blue upward-facing flowers with a white center. They bloom in early spring and are sometimes confused with Siberian Squill that also blooms in the early spring but has downward facing flowers.

Glory-of-the-Snow stem and two leaves.


Above: Each Glory-of-the-Snow plant has two long leaves.


It grows 3-6″ tall.

Greek words chion, meaning snow and doxa meaning glory

Glory-of-the-Snow and Siberian Squill comparison.


Above: Glory-of-the-Snow (on left) and Siberian Squill (on right).


For more information on the Glory-of-the-Snow, visit Wikipedia.

Or, visit the UW-Madison Wisconsin Horticulture Division of Extension website page about Glory-of-the-Snow.


Glory-of-the-Snow along bikepath between Marion Dunn Pond and Duck Pond in Madison, Wisconsin on March 31, 2021.
Glory-of-the-Snow along bikepath between Marion Dunn Pond and Duck Pond in Madison, Wisconsin on March 31, 2021.
Glory-of-the-Snow along bikepath between Marion Dunn Pond and Duck Pond in Madison, Wisconsin on March 31, 2021.
Glory-of-the-Snow along bikepath between Marion Dunn Pond and Duck Pond in Madison, Wisconsin on April 6, 2020.
Glory-of-the-Snow along bikepath between Marion Dunn Pond and Duck Pond in Madison, Wisconsin on April 6, 2020.
Glory-of-the-Snow along bikepath between Marion Dunn Pond and Duck Pond in Madison, Wisconsin on April 6, 2020.
Glory-of-the-Snow along bikepath between Marion Dunn Pond and Duck Pond in Madison, Wisconsin on April 6, 2020.
Glory-of-the-Snow along bikepath between Marion Dunn Pond and Duck Pond in Madison, Wisconsin on April 6, 2020.
Glory-of-the-Snow along bikepath between Marion Dunn Pond and Duck Pond in Madison, Wisconsin on April 6, 2020.
Glory-of-the-Snow along bikepath between Marion Dunn Pond and Duck Pond in Madison, Wisconsin on April 6, 2020.
Glory-of-the-Snow along bikepath between Marion Dunn Pond and Duck Pond in Madison, Wisconsin on April 6, 2020.
Glory-of-the-Snow along bikepath between Marion Dunn Pond and Duck Pond in Madison, Wisconsin on April 6, 2020.
Glory-of-the-Snow along bikepath between Marion Dunn Pond and Duck Pond in Madison, Wisconsin on April 1, 2021.
Glory-of-the-Snow along bikepath between Marion Dunn Pond and Duck Pond in Madison, Wisconsin on April 1, 2021.
Glory-of-the-Snow along bikepath between Marion Dunn Pond and Duck Pond in Madison, Wisconsin on April 1, 2021.
Glory-of-the-Snow along bikepath between Marion Dunn Pond and Duck Pond in Madison, Wisconsin on April 1, 2021.
Glory-of-the-Snow along bikepath between Marion Dunn Pond and Duck Pond in Madison, Wisconsin on April 1, 2021.
Glory-of-the-Snow along bikepath between Marion Dunn Pond and Duck Pond in Madison, Wisconsin on April 1, 2021.

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Chionodoxa forbesii


Glory-of-the-Snow along bikepath between Marion Dunn Pond and Duck Pond in Madison, Wisconsin on April 1, 2021.

Glory-of-the-Snow along bikepath between Marion Dunn Pond and Duck Pond in Madison, Wisconsin on April 1, 2021.


Above: Glory-of-the-Snow along bikepath between Marion Dunn Pond and Duck Pond in Madison, Wisconsin (4/01/21).


Glory-of-the-Snow along bikepath between Marion Dunn Pond and Duck Pond in Madsion, Wisconsin on April 1, 2021.


Above: Glory-of-the-Snow along bikepath between Marion Dunn Pond and Duck Pond in Madsion, Wisconsin on (4/02/21)


Glory-of-the-Snow along bikepath between Marion Dunn Pond and Duck Pond in Madison, Wisconsin on March 31, 2021.


Above: Glory-of-the-Snow along bikepath between Marion Dunn Pond and Duck Pond in Madison, Wisconsin (3/31/21).


Glory-of-the-Snow along bikepath between Marion Dunn Pond and Duck Pond in Madsion, Wisconsin on April 6, 2020.


Above: Glory-of-the-Snow along bikepath between Marion Dunn Pond and Duck Pond in Madsion, Wisconsin (4/06/20)


Glory-of-the-Snow near the UW Arboretum Visitor's Center in Madsion, Wisconsin on April 8, 2021.


Above: Glory-of-the-Snow near the UW Arboretum Visitor's Center in Madsion, Wisconsin (4/08/21)


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