Siberian Squill - Scilla siberica
Grows to 20cm in height, with narrow strap-shaped leaves and purplish stems bearing short racemes with 2 to 5 nodding, bowl-shaped bright blue flowers approximately 1.5 cm across.
Usually found as a casual escape from garden stock establishing from cast away bulbs.
Flowers in March.
Widespread scattered records from much of Britain.
Rare or rarely recorded in the wild in Leicestershire and Rutland. It was not recorded in the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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