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Spanish Bluebell

Hyacinthoides hispanica

Also known as

Spanish Squill, Large Bluebell, Hispanic Hyacinthoides

Hyacinthoides hispanica by TANAKA Juuyoh (田中十洋) (CC BY 2.0)

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

7a

USDA zone

-18°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

10cm

10cm

Min

1cm

3 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Spanish Bluebell Overview

Hyacinthoides hispanica is a bulbous perennial in the Asparagaceae family, commonly known by the name Spanish Bluebell. It grows to a height of around 40cm, producing glossy green, strap-shaped leaves. Flower spikes bear with beautiful blue, bell-shaped flowers in spring. The flowers have blue anthers and this species has a clumping to tufted habit.

Common problems with Spanish Bluebell

How to propagate Spanish Bluebell

Seed

Sow in a shady location and keep moist.

Division

Divide offsets in summer.

Special features of Spanish Bluebell

Attractive flowers

Other uses of Spanish Bluebell

Grown for its flowers.