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Hyacinthoides hispanica

To swap with Eleanor

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I have around 60-80 spanish bluebell bulbs of varying sizes from tiddly to 4cm across. Happy to swap the lot or smaller quantities.

Plant Size
20cm × 20cm × 20

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Plant Finder: about Hyacinthoides hispanica

Common names

Spanish bluebell, Giant bluebell


Hyacinthoides hispanica (Spanish bluebell). The species is quite easy to grow. It will reach about 30cm in height and will flower in the spring. The flowers are about 25mm wide; the nodding and bell-shaped flowers are lilac to blue. The bright green foliage is strap-like.


Plant the bulbs in the autumn 10-15cm deep.

Interest and use

Under shrubs

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  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay, Rich, Sandy
  • WaterSemi-moist, Dry or Moist

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    Anything white/green and shade tolerant. Plants that dont mind drought, I'm not that keen on watering. Anything that multiplies and doesnt need care and attention - I tend towards the cottage garden look (ie stuff it all in and hopefully it'll end up looking nice). Unusual herbs, fruit or veg.

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