Native Region: Portugal, Spain, Italy, North Africa
Zone Range: 8-9
Preferred Climate: temperate to sub-alpine
Harvest Date: Sunday 17 July, 2016
Seed count: 25-30
This bulbous perennial has evergreen, strap-shaped basal leaves and produces racemes of star-shaped blue flowers in early summer. Height to 18 inches.
The genus Scilla is now in the family Asparagaceae.
For maximum freshness, please keep seed refrigerated in its original packaging until it is time to plant. Sow seed in containers in a cold frame as soon as ripe. Grow in moderately-fertile, humusy well-drained soil in full sun.