Ref Scilla Peruviana

Jim McKenney
Mon, 14 Feb 2005 02:18:12 PST
At 11:23 AM 2/14/2005 EST, Bill Lee wrote:
>Every year since it has thrown up foliage in the late fall, but never 
>bloomed. I really expected it to be too tender for my Z5a-6a zone.

I've tried this plant on several occasions and in various positions in the
garden here in zone 7. It's not for us: the foliage freezes during the
winter and the plant becomes progressively weaker. 

Jim McKenney
Montgomery County, Maryland, USA, USDA zone 7, where Scilla peruviana has
been absent for years, yet the peculiar smell of the dry bulbs still haunts

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