Hyacinthoides hispanica (Mill.) Rothm.

Spanish Bluebell


Family: Asparagaceae

Genus: Hyacinthoides

Category: Bulb

Zones: 3 to 8

Size: 12 to 18" tall, to 12" spread

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade

Description: 

Strap shaped leaves and lavender blue flowers on upright stems, bell-shaped, in spring. Naturalizes but do not disturb. Well-drained soil. Good under trees.

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History: 

First published in Feddes Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 53:14 in 1944.

Basionym is Scilla hispanica Mill.

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