General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Plant Height: 4 inches
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Other: long, thin leaves
Fruiting Time: Spring
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: Will Naturalize
Resistances: Humidity tolerant

Common names
  • Alpine Squill
  • Twin Leaf Squill
  • Wild Hyacinth
  • Pine Hyacinth
  • Two-Leaved Squill

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Location: JC Raulston  Arboretum, Raleigh NC
Date: 2024-03-08
Location: My garden in St Louis
Date: 2017-03-05
My plant was labeled Scilla bifolia var taurica

Date: 2005-05-25

Date: 2012-03-11

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