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Persian bluebell

Scilla mischtschenkoana

Misczenko squill, Early squill, White squill

This compact, bulbous perennial has linear, dark green leaves and in late winter or early spring they produces racemes of star-shaped, striped, silvery-blue flowers.

Planning

Difficulty
Easy
Flowering time
Spring, Winter

Harvesting

Generally not harvested.

Propagation

Special features

Geography

Origin
Asia, Eurasia

Environment

Light
Full Sun, Partial Sun
Soil moisture
Dry
Soil type
Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH preference
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Frost hardiness
Hardy

Uses

Notes
This beautiful plant suits rock and gravel gardens along the edges of borders or underneath deciduous shrubs in cottage gardens. It can also be grown in containers.

Personality

Family
Asparagaceae
Flower colour
White, Blue
Scent
None

Problems

Generally pest free but can suffer from virus.

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