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Scilla peruviana
Scilla peruviana

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Zone
Zones 14-17, 19-24, 26, 28-31
Full SunPartial Sun
Full, Partial
Regular Water
Moderate
Toxicity
All parts are poisonous if ingested.

Scilla peruviana

Peruvian Scilla
Liliaceae
Bulbs and bulblike plants, Perennials

SCILLA

All squills have bell-shaped or starlike flowers that come on leafless stems that rise from modest clumps of strap-shaped leaves.

Cold-hardy species look best when naturalized under deciduous trees; grow them in small patches or larger drifts.

Scilla peruviana

Mediterranean native. Large bulb produces numerous, rather floppy leaves; in late spring, 10- to 12-in. stems appear, each topped with a dome-shaped cluster of 50 or more starlike flowers. Most forms have bluish purple blooms, but a white-flowered variety is sometimes sold. Bulbs are dormant only for a short time after leaves wither.

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