Puschkinia

Striped Squill
(Puschkinia libanotica)
Other Names
Puschkinia, Snowdrift, Early Stardrift.
Origins
E. Mediterranean, Asia Minor, Caucasus.
Type
Perennial (herbaceous).
Hardiness(see References, below)
Zones 3 - 8.
Bloom
Late Winter, Early Spring.
Height
Up to 5 in. (12 cm).
Cultivation
Average water needs. Very adaptable; - will grow in most soils, in full Sun, partial shade, or fully shaded areas.
Propagation
By division of bulb offsets.
Other
Pretty, fragrant blooms.
Plant lots of bulbs together, for bold statement. Inter plant with low, evergreen creepers, such as creeping thyme, for blended, more discreet accent.
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