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Products > Hyacinthoides hispanica
 
Hyacinthoides hispanica - Spanish Squill

Note: This plant is not currently for sale. This is an archive page preserved for informational use.  

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Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Bulb/Tuber/Rhizome etc.
Family: Hyacinthaceae (~Amaryllidaceae)
Origin: Mediterranean (Europe)
Flower Color: Blue
Bloomtime: Spring
Synonyms: [Scilla hispanica, Endymion hispanicus]
Height: 1-2 feet
Width: <1 foot
Exposure: Sun or Shade
Summer Dry: Yes
Irrigation (H2O Info): Low Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: <15 F
Hyacinthoides hispanica (Spanish Squill) - A bulb which produces narrow,1 inch wide, 18 inch long dark green leaves. In spring appear up to 12 nodding bell-shaped blue flowers in loose racemes atop a 20 inch tall stem. Plant in full sun to light shade. Keep moderately dry during summer dormancy. It is fairly hardy, thriving to USDA Zone 5 but also performs well in our coastal California garden.We grew this plant from 2001 to 2004.  The information provided on this webpage is based on the research that we have conducted about this plant in our nursery library and that information that we have found about it on reliable online sources. We also take into consideration observations in our nursery of crops of this plant, as well as of plants growing in the nursery's garden and those in other gardens. We will incorporate comments received from others and welcome getting feedback from anyone who may have additional information, particularly if it includes cultural information aiding others in growing Hyacinthoides hispanica.
 
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