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Spanish Bluebell

Hyacinthoides hispanica

Also known as

Squill

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.