White Squill

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White Squill marks winter's end with showy spikes of star-shaped blooms, each petal with a blue stripe down the center to lend flowers a delicate elegance. These award-winning bulbs are easy to grow with loose spikes of long blooming flowers from late winter through early spring. (Scilla mischtschenkoana or Tubergeniana)
Zones 4 - 9
Multiplies / Naturalizes
Easy To Grow
Good For Containers
Deer Resistant
Squirrel Resistant
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Half Sun / Half Shade
Mature Height 4-6" tall
Bulb Spacing12 bulbs per sq. ft.
Bloom TimeLate winter to early spring
Item Package SizeBag of 15

USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

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.

  • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
  • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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Plant Information

(4-6" tall) White Squill brightens woodland gardens and border plantings with loose flower spikes lasting several weeks. The small blooms provide an early source of nectar and pollen for bees. White squill is a favorite bulb for massing around the base of deciduous trees and shrubs, where plants receive ample sun during bloom time before the trees leaf out. White Squill is hardy in zones 4-9, where the deer and squirrel resistant bulbs slowly naturalize and spread to form small clumps. Provide a site with full to partial sun during bloom time and a well-draining soil. Lovely planted in drifts among other spring bulbs. Allow the strappy foliage to die back naturally as plants enter summer dormancy. White Squill received an Award of Garden Merit from the Royal Horticulture Society.

More Information
Common Name
White Squill
Botanical Name
Scilla mischtschenkoana Tubergeniana
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Flower Color
Strap-shaped green leaves.
Mature Height
4-6" tall
Bulb Spacing
12 bulbs per sq. ft.
Bulb Size
7-8 cm
Planting Depth
Plant 5" deep
Bloom Time
Late winter to early spring
Groundcover, Multiplies / Naturalizes, Easy To Grow, Good For Containers, Deer Resistant, Squirrel Resistant
Soil Type
Well-Drained Soil, Moist/Wet Soil
Soil Moisture
Moist / Wet, Well Draining
Award of Garden Merit
Item Package Size
Bag of 15
Ships As
Bulb, Rhizome, Tuber
Planting Time
Ideal Region
Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, West, Southwest, Pacific Northwest
Poisonous or Toxic to Animals
Skin irritant. All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested.
Item Unit
Neonicotinoid Free
Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada
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