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Scilla 'Aethra'

Aethra Squill

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Description

This cultivar, a possible hybrid of Scilla bifolia and Scilla forbesii, is small but showy, with bright blue flowers centered with a white spot near the base. The white stamens are bunched together and tipped in yellow. According to Odyssey Bulbs, it appeared as a spontaneous seedling in the garden of Arnis Seisums. Aethra was a figure from Greek mythology.

Soil
Moderate
Plant Shape
Upright
Exposure
Full Sun
Bloom Time
March - April
Bloom Color
White, Blue
Landscape Use
Bedding or Border
Plant Type
Bulb
Hardiness Zone
5 - 8