Scilla maritima – Squill

Scilla maritima - Squill

– FAMILY: Liliaceae   – PLANT DESCRIPTION: Scilla maritima – Squill grows from a large bulb which can be up to 20 cm wide and weigh 1 kg. A few bulbs may grow in a clump and are generally just underneath the surface of the soil. In the spring, every bulb creates a rosette of around ten leaves each up to a meter long. They are dark green and leathery in texture. They die away by fall, when the bulb produces a tall, narrow raceme of flowers. This inflorescence can…

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