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Scilla campanulata (Endymion, Hyacinthoides)

Phonetic Spelling
SIL-uh kum-pan-you-LAY-tuh
This plant has high severity poison characteristics.
See below
Description

A bulbous herb that can be planted 1-2" apart, or 15-20 per square foot.  Plant at a depth of 5" to the base of the bulb.  A great plant for beds, borders, rock gardens, ground cover, and woodland gardens.  It is Hardy II, it is injured at temperatures below 14 degrees F (-10C) when planted.

A highly toxic plant, it may be fatal if eaten.  Skin irritation is minor or lasting only a few minutes.

Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#bulb#drought tolerant#deer resistant
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#bulb#drought tolerant#deer resistant
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Scilla
    Species:
    campanulata
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Portugal, Spain
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Bulb
    Ground Cover
    Poisonous
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Available Space To Plant:
    Less than 12 inches
  • Flowers:
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
    Flower Shape:
    Bell
    Tubular
    Flower Petals:
    6 petals/rays
    Flower Description:
    Terminal, 6-parted, bell-shaped, tubular or spreading.
  • Leaves:
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    The leaves are long and slender
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Theme:
    Rock Garden
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Deer
  • Poisonous to Humans:
    Poison Severity:
    High
    Poison Symptoms:
    Pain in the mouth, nausea, abdominal pain, vomiting, cramping, diarrhea, and lowered heart rate. Skin irritation in susceptible individuals.
    Poison Toxic Principle:
    Cardiac glycosides
    Causes Contact Dermatitis:
    Yes
    Poison Part:
    Flowers
    Fruits
    Leaves
    Roots
    Sap/Juice
    Stems