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) 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. What's New - Find the newest in distinct floral designs from our collection of premium luxury flowers, plants and gifts for any occasion.