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Urginea maritima

Sea squill

White Squill
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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Urginea maritima
Principal Common Name Sea squill
Common Name(s) White Squill
Description A very large bulb that produces foliage in the fall and when it begins to die off in the mid summer it forms very large spiky flower stalks.
General Comments
Nativity Europe/Mediterranean
Height Range 36 - 0 IN
Spread Range 24 - 30 IN
Flower Showy Y
Sunset Zones
USDA Zones 9b : 10a : 10b
Leaf Color Dark Green
Leaf Texture Strap-like
Form Bulb
Flower Color White
Flower Time Aug : Sept
Ease of Growing Average
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun)
Soil Preferences Dry : Loam : Well-drained
Watering Preferences Medium : Sparse
Outstanding Features Drought tolerant : Flower : Form

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