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Amethyst Meadow Squill also known as Scilla litardierei is a great addition to a woodland garden. Giving it places to naturalize while creating a unique show with its blue flowers. Amethyst Squill is best planted in moist but well-draining soils and is deer resistant.
|Common Name||Amethyst Meadow Squill|
|Botanical Name||Scilla litardierei amethystina|
|Zones||4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9|
|Ships As||Bulb, Rhizome, Tuber|
|Light Requirements||Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade|
|Mature Height||6-8" tall|
|Bulb Size||6+ cm|
|Bulb Spacing||12 bulbs per sq. ft.|
|Planting Depth||Plant 3" deep|
|Bloom Time||Early spring|
|Plant Type / Life Cycle||Perennial|
|Soil Type||Loamy Soil|
|Soil Moisture||Average, Well Draining|
|Advantages||Deer Resistant, Squirrel Resistant, Easy to Grow|
|Poisonous or Toxic to Animals||Yes - Bulbs, blooms, leaves, and stems all contain toxic compounds, which are most concentrated in the bulb.|
|Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada||No|
Shipping begins in September based on ground temperatures, coldest zones first.
As soon as your order is placed you will receive a confirmation email. You will receive a second email the day your order ships telling you how it has been sent. Fall bulbs are shipped at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone. Perennial orders may arrive separately from bulbs and seeds. If your order requires more than one shipment, there is no additional shipping charge. See our shipping information page for approximate ship dates and more detailed information. If you need express shipping or have any questions, please call Customer Service toll-free at (877) 309-7333 or contact us by email.View Shipping Rate Chart
To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.
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