Puschkinia scilloides var. libanotica

An early bloomer, this flowers long and hard for most of spring, perfect for naturalising under shrubs, hedges and trees. More
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An early bloomer, this flowers long and hard for most of spring, perfect for naturalising under shrubs, hedges and trees to merge into a glowing river of soft blue.

Genus Puschkinia
Group/Species scilloides var. libanotica
Type Hardy Perennial Bulb
Common Name Striped squill
Border Position Container, Front, In Grass
Bulb Size 5/+

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Soil Type Acid, Alkaline, Chalky, Fertile, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Sweet scent
Site Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Well-drained
Height 15cm (6in)
Spacing Plant 5-10cm (2-4in) deep and a similar distance apart in autumn.
Sowing, Seeds, Planting The small bulbs should be spaced 5-8cm (2-3in) apart. Plant the bulb with its base 13cm (5in) below the soil surface.
Care Tips Avoid overcrowding as they like their space, and will naturalise areas under trees and shrubs if left undisturbed. They do well in pots too.
Flowering March - April
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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