Siberian Squill

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Siberian Squill

A productiv spring-flowering bulb that is often
the first that can be found in the garden.

Siberian Squill reproduction

The most important way of reproduction is by its
bulbs. And every bulb produces up to 6 stems with
flowers. But the Siberian squill also uses its
elaiosomes: the seed is transported by ants.

Siberian Squill and Alpine Squill

The siberian squill looks exactly like an
Alpine squill (Scilla bifolia), but its
flowers are pendulous.

Siberian squill cultivars

There are many cultivars:
Scilla sibirica 'spring beauty' has dark blue
and larger flowers.
Scilla sibirica 'alba' has white flowers.

lasagna method

This a way to put bulbs in a pot.
Put a layer of buls on a layer of mulch
in a large pot. These bulbs a those that
will flower the last, usually tulp and
decorativ unions
Next layers are narcis , hyacint
or crocus
The last layer will flower firstly :
galanthus nivalis, or
In this way you will have a three months flowering period.