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Scilla scilloides / Tsurubo ツルボ

Bloom time: August-September

Asparagaceae /


Species in the genus Scilla:

Scilla scilloides / Tsurubo
Scilla scilloides var. litoralis / Hamatsurubo


Scilla scilloides / Tsurubo ツルボ

Scilla scilloides is a perennial that inhabits sunny locations, with bulbs 1-3cm in diameter, .enveloped with black-brown coats and smell like scallions. Leaves comprise two radical leaves 15-20cm long, flat, and linear Flower stalks grow to 20-40cm in height and set many light red-purple flowers in a racemose way. Some individuals keep the radical leaves during flowering time, and some do not. The flower stalks generally do not bear leaves. Bloom time: August-September.




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