Amethyst Meadow Squill

Amethyst spires.

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The brilliant florets open tight, clustered buds, into dazzling, star shaped blooms. There are up to 70 of these little beauties on a stem and they last around three weeks.

Generous with flowers and foliage, Amethyst Meadow Squill is a winner. The upright, lush green leaves grow to around 15cm and the blooms open above it.

Amethyst Meadow Squill are good for naturalising, the bulbs will grow large before they begin to produce offsets.

Plant Squill in well drained, humus rich soil in a full sun to light shade position. Water well in active growth and allow to remain relatively dry during dormancy.

Other names for Amethyst Meadow Squill are Syn. Scilla amethystine, S. pratensi, Wood Squill and Meadow Squill.

Code

SCLMS

Botantical name

Scilla litardierei

Height

10-20cm

Width

5cm

Flowers

Late Spring

Climate

Cool to Temperate

Availability

Australia wide

Frost hardiness

Aspect

Full Sun to Semi Shade

Supplied as

Bulbs

Water needs

1