A picture of a Russian Snowdrop

Russian Snowdrop

Puschkinia scilloides

Also known as

Striped squill, Squill

Striped Squill (Puschkinia scilloides) - Kitchener, Ontario by Ryan Hodnett (CC BY-SA 4.0)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H6

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

20cm

Max

20cm

10cm

Min

10cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Russian Snowdrop

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A photo of Russian Snowdrop

Russian Snowdrop Overview

Puschkinia scilloides is a bulbous perennial plant from the Asparagaceae family. It produces strap-shaped, green leaves and pale blue blooms with dark blue striping down the centre of the petals. Commonly known by the name Russian Snowdrop, flowers appear in spring.

How to propagate Russian Snowdrop

Division

Seed

Special features of Russian Snowdrop

Attractive flowers

Other uses of Russian Snowdrop

Rock garden, borders, naturaliser