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Puschkinia 'Lebanon Squill'

Puschkinia 'Lebanon Squill' is a very hardy plant with star-like, ice-blue flowers. It's a small growing perennial bulb that blooms in early spring. Goes dormant by late spring. 'Lebanon Squill' has narrow strap-shaped leaves and pale white blue flowers. Leaves are green and growing in twos. In cold climates, these small bluish-white flowers may poke out of the snow. It is excellent along pathways and in open woodlands, rock gardens and containers. Most effective when planted in mass and left undisturbed to multiply and self-seed. Grows best in cold winter climates. The bulbs do not grow well indoors. This is a very hardy plant. Puschkinia is one of the best bulbs for beginners. It is deer resistant, extremely hardy, and easy to grow in moist well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. This wildflower bulb will naturalize and spread over time.

Plant Details +

Botanical Puschkinia libanotica
Height 4-6"
Spacing 3"
Hardiness Hardy to Zone 3-10
Exposure Full Sun-Partial Shade
Foliage Green
Flower White with Blue in Spring
Bloomtime Early Spring

General Information +

General Characteristics: This plant is grown from a bulb. Puschkinia 'Lebanon Squill' looks great in mass plantings, in borders, in flower beds, and for fresh cut flowers.

Planting/Care Instructions +

Planting Instructions: This product should be planted immediately after received in the fall. In extremely warm climates, plant when the ground cools. You may plant earlier or later as long as the ground is not too warm or frozen. 1. Dig a hole 3" deep. 2. Set the bulbs firmly in place, with the pointed ends facing upward. 3. Cover the bulbs with soil and water thoroughly. Do not plant too close together since they multiply rapidly. Water well throughout the growing season. Grow in fertile, well-drained soil in full sun. Plant bulbs 3" deep in autumn. In cold climates, bulbs may be planted from late summer until ground freezes. In warm climates that are frost free, plant in late fall. Plant bulbs 3" deep and 3" apart. When planting in the lawn do not mow until at least 6 weeks after the flowers have bloomed.