Spanish Bluebell (Hyacinthoides hispanica 'Excelsior')

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 12-24 inches
Plant Spread: 9-12 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Lavender
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Spring
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: Cut Flower
Will Naturalize
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Bulbs
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

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Location: my garden, Gent, BelgiumDate: 2007-04-17
By bonitin
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Location: 382 River Road, Pequea, PA 17565Date: May 14, 2015Hyacinthoides hispanica 'Excelsior'
By csandt
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Location: In the Missouri Botanical Garden in Saint LouisDate: Spring, 2004Spanish Bluebell (Hyacinthoides hispanica 'Excelsior') 006
By jathton
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Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.Date: 2008-05-06
By Joy
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Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.Date: 2008-05-06
By Joy
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2012-04-26
By chelle
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Date: 2018-05-15
By Lucichar
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2012-04-20Just beginning to bloom
By chelle
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2012-04-26
By chelle
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2012-05-01In the garden...
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Catmint20906 On May 14, 2016 Bloomed
Lalambchop1 On November 21, 2016 Seeds sown
Planted along car path. Mixed with pink ones & summer snowflakes.
Planted 4-5" deep with bonemeal and bloodmeal a couple of inches below that. Backfilled the holes with pine fine/mushroom compost mix.
Lalambchop1 On August 20, 2016 Obtained plant
Bought 50 bulbs from BloomingBulb.
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