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Family: HYACINTHACEAE 

 Hyacinthoides lingulata
 

Photo of H . l. subsp. ciliolata* by Jane McGary.

  
Author:  Werner Hugo Paul Rothmaler 1944
Family:  Hyacinthaceae
Habitat:  Northern Africa
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  5 Centimetres
Height:  2 (10) Centimetres
Flower:  Pale Blue
Reproduction:  Seeds/Bulbs
Pop names:  Bluebells, Wood Squills
Synonyms:  Scilla lingulata, Jean Louis Marie Poiret 1789. Prospero lingulatum, Salisb. 1866. Endymion lingulatus, Pierre Chouard 1930

The bulb by Mary Sue Ittner. One centimetre grit.

   This member of the Hyacinthaceae family was given this name by Werner Hugo Paul Rothmaler in 1944. It is found in Morocco, Algeria, growing in a well drained soil with some water and some sun. The bulbs can grow to five centimetres, the leaves lying almost flat on the ground are 5-6 centimetres. The inflorescence with the pale blue flowers reaches ten centimetres.

This is a winter grower.

*The former Scilla lingulata var. ciliolata Batt. 1905.

Two groups in early spring Copenhagen Botanical Garden. The flowers appears in late autumn.