19 Feb 2014

Look out for Spring Beauty! – (Scilla Siberica)

As winter comes to an end, keep your eyes peeled for this beautifully vibrant deep blue flower.  One of the first flowers to pop up in Spring, Scilla ‘Spring Beauty’ (Scilla siberica) is one of Ohio's Spring ephemerals. It only blooms for a few weeks, then the flowers disappear, not to be seen for another year. Shooting out thin grass-like foliage as the ground warms, scilla’s flowers provide a blanket of vibrant ground color just