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There are 3 known species of bulbous perennial plants in this genus belonging to the Scilloideae (Hyacinthaceae) subfamily within the Asparagaceae family. Native to Central Europe and the Caucasus, they are found in the wild in mountain meadows and stony slopes. They are dwarf plants with erect narrow leaves and spikes of star-shaped striped blue flowers in Springtime. Known colloquially as squill, in cultivation they are tolerant of full sun or partial shade as long as they have well-drained soil.
How to propagate Squill
Seed in autumn.
Other uses of Squill
Grown for their early spring flowers.