Saturday, April 29, 2006

Scilla siberica

Siberian squill or Scilla siberica is a fall-planted bulb that blooms early spring. It is naturalizing but as of yet, the tiny plants haven't multiplied much. The striking blue flowers contrast well against the early red leaf buds of the spirea. An affirming characteristic of Scilla is that it cannot be grown in very warm climates without spending a season in the refrigerator!

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