most treasured Christmas memory was spending my holiday breaks with my father and grandparents up at Birchwood Lodge in Minnesota. This photo reminds me of the view overlooking Lake Vermillion with the sun setting on the ice and snow.
Glory of the Snow are one of the first bulbs to bloom in spring. They make the most impact when planted in large sweeps under deciduous trees and in front of early-flowering shrubs. Though short stemmed, they live long in cut flower arrangements.