Scilla luciliae (Boiss.) Speta.
glory of the snow bulbs (syn Chionodoxa )
- 100 + 50 FREE bulbs
- available to order from autumn
- 50 bulbs
- Position: full sun
- Soil: any well-drained soil
- Rate of growth: average
- Flowering period: March and April
- Hardiness: fully hardy
- Bulb size: 4/5
Sprays of tiny, star-shaped gentian-blue flowers in February and March and slender, strap-shaped, mid-green leaves. These versatile and easy-to-grow bulbs are ideal for a sunny, well-drained rock garden or for naturalising under deciduous shrubs and trees. Plant in bold drifts 8cm (3in) deep in September for a spectacular early spring display.
- Garden care: Plant bulbs in bold drifts 8cm (3in) deep in September in naturalistic drifts.