Common Bluebell (Hyacinthoides non-scripta)
Bluebell, English Bluebell, Wild Hyacinth, Wood Bell, Auld Man's Bell.
Native to Europe, inc. Ireland & British Isles.
Hardiness (see References, below) - Zones 4 - 9.
Late Winter, Spring.
6 - 12 in (15 - 30 cm).
Propagation - By division of bulb offsets and clumps.
Other - Delicately fragrant, these woodland flowers change any location into magic wonderland!
Caution - in some countries (e.g. Britain), wild Bluebells are protected, by law. Best, enjoy these great bloom displays and leave them just as they were when you came. Use nursery supplies for your own needs. Parts of the plant are toxic, so handle with care. Other species include: Hyacinthoides hispanica (Spanish Bluebell), Hyacinthoides italica (Italian Bluebell). Please note, -other, also highly attractive flowers, such as Scottish and Virginia Bluebells, are not closely related. Scottish Bluebells (Campanula rotundifolia) belong to genus: Campanula, family: Campanulaceae. Virginia Bluebells (Mertensia virginica) belong to genus: Mertensia, Family: Borage.
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