Scilla bifolia

Jane McGary janemcgary@earthlink.net
Mon, 23 Mar 2015 10:21:29 PDT
Scilla bifolia spreads rapidly by seed, which ripens quite fast. It is 
doing well in turf here, where the grass is not mown until mid to late 
June to allow bulb foliage to ripen. The soil where it grows is not well 
drained, but no doubt the thick grass takes up a lot of the rainwater.
Jane McGary
Portland, oregon, USA

On 3/22/2015 9:17 PM, Robin Hansen wrote:
> I'll agree with James about Scilla bifolia.  I've had it for years, 
> although only in blue, and adore it.  I'm never expecting it and then 
> suddenly there it it is, and tiny is definitely the word for it.  I've 
> used it in a number of troughs where it seems quite happy, and can be 
> observed closely.
>
> They are tough, and tolerate a lot of rain as long as the soil is 
> reasonably well-drained, but seem drought-tolerant as well.
>
> Robin Hansen
> Southwest coast of Oregon, where it's finally raining
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