Each bulb produces 3 to 4 flower stems each of which produces 3 to 5 star-to bell-shaped nodding little flowers. They are one of the best for naturalizing. Plant them in large drifts along pathways where they can be easily viewed or let them self-seed in lawns or wooded areas. Scilla Siberica combines nicely with 'Glory-of-the-snow' (Chionodoxa) which flowers a bit earlier.
What You Need To Know Before You Plant:
When Will This Flower Bloom?
When Should I Buy and Plant These Bulbs?
What Kind of Light Does This Bulb Prefer?
Full sun to partial shade
What Color Will the Flower Be?
How Far Apart Should I Plant These Bulbs?
2 in / 5 cm
How Deep Should I Dig?
4 in / 10 cm
How Tall Will It Grow?
4-5 in / 10-12 cm
Recommended Number of Bulbs Per Square Foot?
Is It Deer/Critter Resistant?
How Can I Best Use It in My Landscaping?
In borders, rock gardens, lawns or wooded areas.
Other Popular Varieties
(Besides the species itself); 'Alba' (white) and 'Spring Beauty' (dark blue).
About the Family
Native to the central plains of Russia. Certain species are now classified under 'Hyacinthoides'.Read More About the Family