English Bluebell

Hyacinthoides non-scripta

English Bluebell - Hyacinthoides non-scripta

Common Name: English Bluebell
Genus: Hyacinthoides
Species: non-scripta

Category: Wildflowers
Growth Rate: Average

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.30 m (30 cm)
Sun/Shade: Partial shadeSpread: 0.10 m (10 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Blue
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: May

Soil: .
Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

Found growing wild throughout the U.K. Hyacinthoides non-scripta should only be purchased from a reputable supplier who can guarantee that stock has not been removed from the wild for retail. It grows in woodland, forming clumps and often colonising vast areas. Hyacinthoides non-scripta is a perennial bulb, it has long mid-green leaves. During mid-late spring, bell-shaped light blue flowers are produced on upright spikes.