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Wild Squill

Merwilla plumbea

Also known as

Blue Squill, Blue Hyacinth, Blouberglelie, Blouslangkop, Inguduza

Full Sun
Easy care


USDA zone


Minimum temperature


  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Wild Squill

Leaves and bulbs
Close up of flowers, with bee

Wild Squill Overview

Merwilla plumbea is a graceful perennial bulb, and with its tall plumes of blue flowers, the showiest of the South African scillas.  ZA Distribution: Eastern Cape, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga.

Special features of Wild Squill

Attractive flowers

Pot plant

Attracts bees

Other uses of Wild Squill