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Planted at Mount Vernon


  • Upper Garden

  • Hardiness Zones


    Cascading blue flowers on arching stems slowly naturalize in the garden.

    Latin Name

    Hyacinthoides non-scripta


    Family

    Asparagaceae


    Type of Plant

    Bulb

    Bloom Season

    April - May


    Seasons

    Spring

    Specifications

    Max Height: 1.5'
    Max Spread: 0.5'

    Uses

  • Flower Border

  • Sunlight Exposure

    Full Sun

    Tollerances

  • Black Walnut
  • Heavy Shade

  • Colors


    Native Range

    Western Europe


    History

    These delicate flowers were first cultivated for the garden in 1200.


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