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Scilla siberica 'Spring Beauty' (Siberian squill 'Spring Beauty')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.15m
Max height
0.1m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name

Scilla siberica 'Spring Beauty'

Other names

Siberian squill 'Spring Beauty'

Genus

Scilla Scilla

Variety or Cultivar

'Spring Beauty' _ 'Spring Beauty' is a small, bulbous perennial with linear leaves forming at its base. In spring, it bears 2 to 5 dark-blue, nodding flowers that appear before its leaves emerge.


Scilla siberica 'Spring Beauty' is: Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming

Toxicity

Eating may cause severe discomfort.

Flower

Dark-blue in Spring

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free

Diseases

Can suffer from viral infection

General care

Propagation methods

Offsets, Seed


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Where to grow

Scilla siberica 'Spring Beauty' (Siberian squill 'Spring Beauty') will reach a height of 0.15m and a spread of 0.1m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Rock, Underplanting, Wildflower, Wildlife

Cultivation

Plant 10cm deep in late summer or early autumn in any moderately fertile, humus-rich, well-drained soil.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Scilla siberica 'Spring Beauty'

Other names

Siberian squill 'Spring Beauty'

Genus

Scilla Scilla

Variety or Cultivar

'Spring Beauty' _ 'Spring Beauty' is a small, bulbous perennial with linear leaves forming at its base. In spring, it bears 2 to 5 dark-blue, nodding flowers that appear before its leaves emerge.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming

Toxicity

Eating may cause severe discomfort.


Colour

Flower

Dark-blue in Spring

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free

Diseases

Can suffer from viral infection

General care

Propagation methods

Offsets, Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Scilla siberica 'Spring Beauty' (Siberian squill 'Spring Beauty') will reach a height of 0.15m and a spread of 0.1m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Rock, Underplanting, Wildflower, Wildlife

Cultivation

Plant 10cm deep in late summer or early autumn in any moderately fertile, humus-rich, well-drained soil.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4

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