Scientific Name: Scilla siberica
Common Name: Siberian squill
Family Name: Asparagaceae
Origin: Central / west Asia
Hardiness Zone: Zone 2: (-46 to -40 °C)
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial
Mature Size: 0.1 - 0.2m x 0.1 - 0.3m (height x width)
Habit: Arching
Form: Mounded, Vase
Texture: Medium - fine
Landscape Uses: Group or mass planting, Perennial border, Rock garden, Spring interest
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Leaves: Simple, Basal, Soft flexible, Glabrous, Linear, Entire
Flowers: Raceme, Blue, Mar-Apr
Fruit: Capsule, Brown, May-Jun
Key ID Features:
Leaves arsing from soil, linear, about 15cm long x 1-2cm wide; raceme of blue florets on reddish scape.