Summer Snowflake – Leucojum aestivum Share this:Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Shop our Growers Choice Subscription! Shop Now Designed with love! Our Grower's Choice Subscription freshly picked and delivered to your door every month. Shop Now Common Name: Snowflake, Summer Snowflake, Loddon Lily Botanical Name: Leucojum aestivum, lu-KO-jum es-TEE-vum Decorative Life: From about 12-18 days. Flower Color: Green, White Availability: Summer Harvest Instructions: Should be harvested when the first flower begins to show color. Storage Specifics: No specific storage data yet located. Tidbits: From the Greek “leukos” for white and “ion” for velvet, a reference to the delicate fragrance. Name first applied by Theophrastus to Matthiola (stock) flowers.