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blue bulb

comments (6) March 24th, 2013 in gallery
flotsam50 flotsam50, member
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Small mystery Click the image to enlarge.

Small mystery

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A few of these small, 4-5 inch high bulbs have just emerged in my PNW garden. The flower buds are an intense violet-blue and the flowers slightly paler. The foliage is vivid green. The flower form resembles that of some snow drops, but as the flowers haven't opened fully, it's hard to say whether that will remain true. Does anyone recognize this very petite, pretty flower?



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Comments (6)

Carol_Magill writes: siberian squill for sure, be sure you like where it is, it is a fast, fast multiplier. Posted: 4:10 pm on May 17th
flotsam50 writes: Thank you all for your input. Two or three heads is sometimes better than one. Posted: 4:33 pm on March 25th
tntreeman writes: i thought it had to be one or the other Posted: 8:32 am on March 25th
Antonio_Reis writes: Our senior editor Michelle says this is Scilla siberica, or Siberian squill like cxsdia says. Posted: 8:22 am on March 25th
cxsdia writes: That is Siberian Squill
Posted: 8:13 am on March 25th
tntreeman writes: could it be Scilla or Chinodoxa? Posted: 8:15 pm on March 24th
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