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Scilla siberica

Scilla (Scilla siberica) One of the first of the spring ephemerals to come up in April.

Other common names: Bluets, Squill

Family: Asparagus Family (Asparagaceae), (Lily Family (Liliaceae), Hyacinth Family (Hyacinthaceae))

Flowers: Spring, Winter;  Blue/Violet;  5 parts (petals)

Leaves: Simple, Entire

Habitat: Fields and Open Areas, Meadows, Lawns

Grows in Sun/Shade: Sun

Native/Non-native: Non-native

Notes: Garden escapee.

Photographs: 72 photographs available, of which 10 are featured on this page. SCROLL DOWN FOR PHOTOGRAPHS.

Range Map is at the bottom of the page

Scilla (Scilla siberica) flowers

Scilla is a beautiful garden excapee.

Scilla (Scilla siberica) flower

The beautiful blue flowers of Scilla are welcome in any lawn or field after a long winter.

Scilla (Scilla siberica) flower

Scilla (Scilla siberica) flower opening

Scilla flower just opening.

Scilla (Scilla siberica) flowers

Scilla (Scilla siberica) flower

A nice side view of a Scilla flower.

Scilla (Scilla siberica) flower

Scilla (Scilla siberica) flower buds

Scilla flower buds.

Scilla (Scilla siberica) flowers

A nice clump of Scilla.

Scilla (Scilla siberica) plants

Scilla in a meadow in early April.

Range map for Scilla (Scilla siberica)

PLEASE NOTE: A coloured Province or State means this species occurs somewhere in that Province/State.
The entire Province/State is coloured, regardless of where in that Province/State it occurs.

(Range map provided courtesy of the USDA website and is displayed here in accordance with their Policies)