Spanish Bluebell (Hyacinthoides hispanica)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Plant Height: 12 to 18 inches (30-45cm)
Plant Spread: 9 to 12 inches (23-30cm)
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Pink
White
Flower Time: Spring
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: Will Naturalize
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Bulbs
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant

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Posted by Newyorkrita (North Shore, Long Island, NY ) on Sep 29, 2011 5:59 PM

Great naturalizing plants which grow very well in shade or mixed sun. Bulbs are planted in fall and flowers in the spring after which folliage dies back.

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Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Nov 1, 2011 7:32 PM

In cultivation historically since at least 1601.

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Plant Events from our members
gardengus On April 29, 2014 Bloomed
dragonfetti On March 23, 2015 Plant emerged
dragonfetti On November 26, 2014 Seeds sown
Planted in south box of compass garden. Package said "Wood Hyacinths".
Seedfork On March 25, 2015 Obtained plant
Obtained in trade from Kay, planted the same day.
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