A picture of a Brimeura

Brimeura

Brimeura spp.

Brimeura amethystina (14145445666) by peganum (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

10cm

10cm

Min

2 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Brimeura

Brimeura amethystina closeup 4
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Brimeura amethystina (14180059594)
Brimeura amethystina closeup 1
Brimeura amethystina Alba

Brimeura Overview

Small genus of 3 bulbous perennials with small flowers that resemble bluebells in shades of blue, purple, pink and white. They originate from Southeastern Europe and specific islands in the West Mediterranean and can tolerate light frost. They are nice garden bulbs for spring flowering and have won UK garden merit awards in the past.

How to propagate Brimeura

Seed

Seed in autumn.

Division

The division of well-established clumps in late summer.

Special features of Brimeura

Attractive flowers

Other uses of Brimeura

Grown for their flowers; is good in rock gardens and shrub borders.