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Hyacinthoides non-scripta

English Bluebell

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Features

  • BloomsApril to June
  • Height0.2m to 0.5m
  • Spread0.1m
  • Growth HabitRosette
  • Flower ColourBlue, sometimes white
  • Leaf ColourGlossy dark green

Description

Hyacinthoides non-scripta (English Bluebell). This plant is often found in the wild in Northern Europe.

Characteristics

Perennial, Deciduous, Bulb, Fragrant

Other common names

Endymion

Origin

Europe

Interest and use

Under shrubs, woodland plantings, wild flowers areas

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay, Well drained, Sandy
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

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

Propagation

Division in late summer or by seed in autumn.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Attracts slugs

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