Scilla hyacinthoides

Scilla hyacinthoides

Family: Hyacinthaceae
Common: Cuban Lily
Species Origin: Mediterranean region

Geophyte Characteristics

Type: Tunicated bulbs
Sizes Available: 12/14 to 18/up cm, in circumference
Bulb Storage: Dry and ventilated at 77 to 85° F (25-30° C)

Flower & Plant Characteristics

Color: Blue
Size: Up to 4 inches (10 cm) across
Floret/Flower Number: Greater than 100
Flowering Season: Winter to spring
Total Height: 10 to 15 inches (25-38 cm)
Uses: Flowering potted plants, mixed beds and borders, garden
Planting Time: Autumn
Planting Depth: 5 inches (12.5 cm) to base of bulb
Spacing: 3-5 inches (7.5-12.5 cm) apart