Corse, Egypt, Libya, Sardenia, Spain, Tunisia
||Grit - Mix
Cream / Purple / Brown
|| Might be: Scilla undulatifolia, Poelln. 1944.
undulata, Nicolaus Joseph von Jacquin, 1794.
Drimia purpurascens, J.Jacq. - which have a lot more
This member of the Hyacinthaceae family was
given this name by Adolphe Steinheil in 1834. It is found in
northern Africa, Israel, Spain and Italy, growing in a well
drained soil with some water and some to lots of sun. The bulbs
can grow to five centimetres, the undulated leaves up to 15
centimetres. The flowers are cream, purple and brownish.
This plant produces it leaves in
the real early spring while the flowers appears during the dry, late
The genera name after Johannes
Heinrich Ursinus, 1608-1667, a German author, scholar, Lutheran
theologian, humanist and dean of Regensburg. The species name referring to the
edge of the leaves.
*)Accordantly to the latest taxonomic system; APG IV 2016, Hyacinthaceae
now part of