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Scilla bifolia

For sale by Ruth Hall

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Pot SizeTotal Price
0.2 litres
£1.50

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Plant Finder: about Scilla bifolia

Common names

Alpine squill, Squill

Description

Scilla bifolia (Alpine squill). This species produces a one-sided spike with up to 20 star-shaped, 6-petalled, blue, pink or white flowers in early spring. It can grow about 15cm high with a spread of 5cm and has long, narrow dark green leaves that widen towards the tips.

Cultivation

They should be planted in the autumn in average garden soil with full sun to light shade. You should divide in late summer when clumps become crowded.

Interest and use

Found in forest areas.

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Scilla bifolia | Church Broughton, Derby, DE65 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018
  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • WaterMoist

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Church Broughton, Derby, DE65
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