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Scilla siberica, S. tubergeniana

This plant has poison characteristics. See below.
Common Name(s):
Siberian Squill
Categories:
Poisonous Plants, Spring Bulbs
Comment:

Tolerates summer drought; but requires moisture during growing season. This plant is seldom damaged by deer.

Description:
Bulbous herbs; leaves long and slender; flowers terminal, 6-parted, blue, purple or white, bell-shaped, tubular, or spreading.
Season:
Early spring (March)
Light:
Full sunlight to AM or PM only sunlight
Height:
6-8 in.
Space:
1-2 in. apart, 20-30 per sq. ft.
Depth:
5 in. to base of the bulb
Usage:
Beds, borders, rock gardens, lawns, and woodland gardens
Organ:
Bulb
Hardiness:
Hardy II - Injured at temperatures below 14 degrees F (-10C) when planted
Origin:
Asia Minor, Southeastern Europe
Poison Part:
All parts.
Poison Delivery Mode:
Ingestion, dermatitis.
Symptoms:
Pain of the mouth, nausea, abdominal pain, vomiting, cramping, diarrhea, lowered heart rate. Skin irritation in susceptible individuals.
Toxic Principle:
Cardiac glycosides.
Severity:
HIGHLY TOXIC, MAY BE FATAL IF EATEN! SKIN IRRITATION MINOR, OR LASTING ONLY FOR A FEW MINUTES.
Found in:
Houseplant or interiorscape; landscape in flower garden or lawn as cultivated hardy bulb.
Tags:
deer resistant, bulb

NCCES plant id: 851

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