Originating in the Balkans these star-like flowers appear in late spring. Will naturalise (late flowering).
Scilla: (Zones 1,2,3,4) - See also General Bulb Growing Instructions
Performs best in the cool areas of Australia, as the cold ensures that the stem elongates for elegant blooms. If planting in warmer climates, ensure bulbs spend at least 6 weeks in the crisper. Wonderful in pots, and companion plant with white muscari and violets. Plant March to May, 10cm deep and 10cm apart, flowers late spring.
Aspect: Full sun to semi shade
Growing Zones: Zone 1, 2, 3, 4 (refer to Climate Map)
Product Type: Cottage Colour
Product code: SLI
Scientific Name: Scilla litardierei
Supplied as: Dry Bulbs
Water Wise: No
Planting Time: Mar;Apr;May
End Use: Garden;Cut Flowers;Naturalising
Frost Hardy: Yes