Scilla peruviana

I first saw this summer-flowering bulb in a blue river all the way down the moat walk at Sissinghurst and have long coveted it. More
1 x 11cm plant 511378-1 £15.50 Delivery mid April
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I first saw this summer-flowering bulb in a blue river all the way down the moat walk at Sissinghurst and have long coveted it.

It is an expensive bulb, but will flower in your garden for decades. It's also brilliant for perennial pots.

Genus Scilla
Group/Species peruviana
Type Hardy Perennial Bulb
Common Name Portuguese Squill
Border Position Container, Front
Soil Type Chalky, Fertile, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Light fragrance
Site Full Sun
Moisture Well-drained
Height 25cm (10in)
Spacing 30cm (12in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting These large bulbous plants need well-drained soil in full sun. They grow naturally just above the soil, so when planting, leave the tip showing.
Care Tips A truly long lived perennial. Plants may not flower in the first year but once established will bloom happily, year after year with little care required.
Flowering May - June
Harvesting Flower production: 2 months
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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