Bluebell

Hyacinthoides spp.

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Hyacinthoides is a genus of 12 species of bulbous perennial flowering plants in the Asparagaceae family. They are native to the Mediterranean basin with one, H. non-scripta, or the English bluebell found further north in parts of Northwestern Europe. They have clumps of strap-shaped leaves and bell-shaped or star-shaped usually blue flowers in Spring. H. non-scripta is a common sight in UK woodlands and is cultivated in naturalistic garden planting schemes.
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Planning

Difficulty

Moderate

Flowering time

Spring

Propagation

Special features

Attractive flowers

Special features

Origin

W. Europe and N. Africa

Environment

Light

Partial Shade, Partial Sun

Soil moisture

Moist

Frost hardiness

Half-Hardy

Personality

Family

Asparagaceae

Flower colour

Blue, White
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