Puschkinia Libanotica

Striped Squill
$5.95 ea.

(20 per bag)

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Naturalizes for a Pleasing Ground Cover
White to silvery-blue flowers, each petal slashed with a deeper blue stripe, form cone-shaped panicles. Naturalizes readily by both self-seeding and bulb offsets for a an ever-widening carpet of color. Puschkinia libanotica, a versatile perennial, does well in most garden situations – even under black walnut trees. Deer resistant too!

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Plant Type Bulbs


Height Short 6-8"

Spacing Plant 5" apart

Bloom Time Early Spring to Mid-Spring

Sun / Shade Full Sun to Half Sun / Half Shade

Zones 4-8

Soil Type Normal

Water Needs Medium

Sold In Bags of 20

Special Features

  • Beneficial for Pollinators
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Deer Resistant
  • Bulbs for Naturalizing
  • Rabbit Resistant
  • For a Slope or Bank
  • OK in Containers

Puschkinia General Information

Puschkinia are best naturalized in drifts. Lovely in rock gardens, along walkways, in open woodland areas, meadows, and in front of shrubs or under deciduous trees. Attractive filler with other spring-flowering bulbs.

Puschkinia Plant Care

Foliage will go dormant by late spring. Foliage should not be removed or mowed until it is spent to promote bulb strength. Interested in forcing bulbs? Visit our Useful Links page.

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Shipping Details

We ship accent annuals and bulbs based on the best planting time for your growing zone (see the approximate dates below), unless otherwise indicated at checkout. If you wish, you can indicate a specific ship date during checkout.

Spring-Planted Accent Annuals

  • Zone 3, 4: Early to Mid May
  • Zone 5: Late April to Early May
  • Zone 6: Mid to Late April
  • Zone 7: Early to Mid April
  • Zone 8: Late March to Early April
  • Zone 9, 10: Late March

Fall-Planted Bulbs

  • Zone 2, 3, 4: Early September
  • Zone 5: Early to Mid September
  • Zone 6: Mid September
  • Zone 7: Mid to Late September
  • Zone 8, 9, 10: Late September to Early October

Holiday Bulbs

  • Early November through mid December