Glory Of The Snow (Scilla luciliae)

Botanical names:
Scilla luciliae Accepted
Chionodoxa gigantea Synonym
Chionodoxa luciliae Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 2 -45.6 °C (-50 °F) to -42.8 °C (-45°F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 6-9 inches
Plant Spread: 6-9 inches
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Other: Soft violet-blue flowers with white centers, Lilac blue w/ white center
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: Cut Flower
Will Naturalize
Resistances: Tolerates dry shade

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Location: In my garden, Cottage-in-the-Meadow Gardens, South Amana, IADate: 2010-04-12
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Location: Iowa
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Location: my garden, Gent, BelgiumDate: 24th March 2010
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Location: Cincinnati, OHDate: 2009-03-24
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Location: JI garden at master bedroom.Date: 2008-0403
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Location: JI garden at master bedroom.Date: 2007-0414
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Location: my garden, Gent, BelgiumDate: 24th March 2009
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Location: my garden in Gent, BelgiumDate: 2012-10-24
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Location: My garden in Gent, BelgiumDate: 2011-04-01
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Location: My garden in Gent, BelgiumDate: 2009-03-19
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Location: my garden, Gent, BelgiumDate: 31st March 2008Gorgeous long blooming spring bulb!
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Location: Cedarhome, WashingtonDate: 2010-04-07
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Location: JI garden at master bedroom.Date: 2008-0403
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Image Courtesy of Monches Farm Used with Permission
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Location: JI garden at master bedroom.Date: 2008-0403
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Location: my garden, PolandDate: 2018-04-07
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