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Puschkinia scilloides

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Previously known as:

  • Puschkinia libanotica
Description

Tolerates summer drought, but requires moisture during growing season

Space:  1-2 in. apart; 15-20 bulbs per sq. ft.

Depth:  5 in. to base of the bulb

Usage:  Rock gardens, beds, ground covers, woodland gardens

Organ:  Bulb

Hardiness:  Hardy II- Injured at temperatures below 14 degrees F (-10C) when planted

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  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Puschkinia
    Species:
    scilloides
    Family:
    Asparagaceae
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    South East Turkey to North West Iran
    Play Value:
    Wildlife Food Source
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Bulb
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Blue
    White
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
  • Leaves:
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No