General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 6 to 8 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: Groundcover
Will Naturalize
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

Common names
  • Meadow Squill
Also sold as:
  • Scilla litardieri

Photo Gallery
Location: St Louis
Date: 2023-04-27
Location: My Garden, Utah
Date: 2015-05-02
Photo by IrisLilli
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark, EU
Date: 2014-04-19

Photo credit: Dominicus Johannes Bergsma

credit: Kurt Stüber
Location: garden of botanist Robert R. Kowal in Madison, Wisconsin
Date: May 27, 2012
photo by James Steakley
Location: Botanical Garden Utrecht (The Netherlands)
Date: 2016-07-02
Leaves in front are Iris

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