Choose a country to see content specific to your location

A picture of a Persian Bluebell

Persian Bluebell

Scilla mischtschenkoana

Also known as

Misczenko Squill, Early Squill, White Squill, Squill

Scilla mischtschenkoana003 by Meneerke bloem (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Easy care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H6

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

15cm

Max

5cm

10cm

Min

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

More images of Persian Bluebell

Scilla mischtschenkoana0
Scilla mischtschenkoana004
A photo of Persian Bluebell
Scilla mischtschenkoana003

Persian Bluebell Overview

This compact, bulbous perennial has linear, dark green leaves and in late winter or early spring they produces racemes of star-shaped, striped, silvery-blue flowers.

Common problems with Persian Bluebell

Generally pest free but can suffer from virus.

    How to harvest Persian Bluebell

    Generally not harvested.

    How to propagate Persian Bluebell

    Seed

    Division

    You should divide in late summer when clumps become crowded.

    Special features of Persian Bluebell

    Winter colour

    Attractive flowers

    Other uses of Persian Bluebell

    This beautiful plant suits rock and gravel gardens along the edges of borders or underneath deciduous shrubs in cottage gardens. It can also be grown in containers.