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Planted at Mount Vernon


  • Upper Garden

  • Hardiness Zones


    These tiny blue flowers are some of the most shade tolerant of the spring flower bulbs.

    Latin Name

    Scilla bifolia


    Family

    Asparagaceae


    Type of Plant

    Bulb

    Bloom Season

    March - April


    Seasons

    Spring

    Specifications

    Max Height: 0.5'
    Max Spread: 0.5'

    Uses

  • Flower Border

  • Sunlight Exposure

    Full Sun
    Part Shade

    Tollerances

  • Deer
  • Rabbit

  • Colors


    Native Range

    Central and southern Europe, Turkey


    History

    This is an old garden plant that was grown widely in Europe by the mid-1700s.


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