Ledebouria socialis - Silver Squill Scilla
- $ 12.00 $ 12.00
Ledebouria socialis (Silver Squill) - An evergreen bulbous perennial to 6-10 inches tall with teardrop-shaped bulbs that usually are entirely above the ground with fleshy 4 to 6 inch long lance-shaped leaves that are bright gray purple with green blotches above; the underside is all purple. In spring and summer, rising up on delicate pink stalks just above the leaves, are the 20-25 small flowers that have greenish petals with white markings and purple stamens. Plant with bulbous part of plant above soil as it will rot if buried. Hardy to about 25 degrees F. A great and underused dry shade plant for growing as a small scale groundcover or for cracks in walls or in containers and also makes a nice house plant in climates to extreme for it to grow outdoors.
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