mystery Scilla on the wiki

Brian Whyer
Fri, 15 Oct 2004 17:13:46 PDT
> I have also loaded a rather attractive Scilla to the mystery page in
> hope someone can identify it. I hope to acquire a bulb or two next
> if I can get back to the nursery in the spring. There is slight
> near the tips of the leaves, not obvious in the web photo, but
> the leaves are a fresh green with a very slight farina.

I contacted the nursery, and have been told they acquired it originally
as Scilla maderensis about 10 years ago. The best general photo of this
I can find with Google is at
The Google images button only gives a couple of close ups, but the
single leaf looks good.

Thank you for the replies, especially Mary Sue's archive quotes which I
would not have found. Maybe I should acquire both species.

Brian Whyer, zone 8'ish, Buckinghamshire, England

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