Family: Hyacinthaceae
Common: “Sea onion” or “Squills”
Species Origin: Mediterranean, including Israel

Geophyte Characteristics

Type: Large ovoid bulb
Sizes Available: 30/up cm, in circumference
Bulb Storage: Dry and ventilated at 77 to 85 F (25-30C)

Flower & Plant Characteristics

Color: White
Shape: Pyramidl Multiflowered raceme
Size: Up to 20 inches (50 cm) long
Floret/Flower Number: Up to 250
Flowering Season: Outdoors – Late Summer
Total Height: 60 inches (150 cm)
Number of Stems: 1
Uses: Garden
Planting Time: Summer or fall
Planting Depth: Cover with 2 inches (5 cm) of soil
Spacing: 12 inches (30 cm) apart