A bright little bulb with white flowers traced with lines of blue. Striped squill is easy and reliable in a sunny location. Blooms early, and with a little afternoon shade can last a long time. Where conditions suit it, it may self-sow.
|Quantity||Price per bulb|
|100 to 900||$ 0.12|
|1000 to 4900||$ 0.09|
|5000 or more||$ 0.08|
|Botanical Name||Puschkinia scilloides var. libanotica|
|Catalog Page (2020)||131|
|Flower Color||White with Blue|
|Sunlight||Full or Part|
|Good for Naturalizing||✓|
|Depth of Planting Hole||3 inches|
|Spacing||2 inches apart|
|Density||15-16 per sq. ft.|
To find the number of bulbs you need, determine the square footage of the planting area and enter it in the box.
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Undemanding bulbs that are happy either in full sun or partial shade. All they require is well-drained soil. If left undisturbed, they are capable of self-sowing.
Spring-flowering bulbs must be planted in the fall. They need cool soil to make roots before the onset of winter. Cool fall weather arrives at different times from north to south and from high elevations to low.
Please note that the temperature of the soil lags behind the air temperature. You can generally plant later than the windows provided in this map. As long as the ground is not frozen, you can still plant.
|Southern Limit||8b *|
|Western Limit||9b *|
|* Prechill in Zones 7b and warmer in the South, Southwest and California|
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