Puschkinia scilloides


Common Names: Striped squill
Category: Plants
Sub-category: Hyacinth subfamily

Native to Asia and the Middle East. This genus is named in honor of the Russian botanist Apollo Mussin-Pushkin. Leaves are green and strap-like, growing in twos. Flowers are borne in early spring in racemes to 25 cm high. Seeds are borne in three-parted capsules. After seed ripens in early summer, plants go dormant till the next spring.

Primary Flower Color: White
Secondary Flower Color: Blue/Purple
 
Edible Notes: No available information on edibility.
Warnings: Not known to be dangerous.
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