To naturalise in grass: crocus, daffodil, snowdrop, scilla
Some, such as the giant allium and crown imperial, are huge; others, such as Scilla
, are small.
Muscari (grape hyacinth), Narcissus (daffodil and jonquil), Scilla
(bluebell) will all provide early food for the bees.
The municipal authorities affected by the motorway section are: Scilla
, Villa San Giovanni, Campo Calabro and Reggio Calabria.
siberica – or squill – is one of the easiest, earliest and brightest stars in the spring firmament.
siberica - or squill - is one of the easiest, earliest and brightest stars in the spring firmament.
siberica | Chionodoxa sardensis sar | Muscari Valerie Finnis | Spring border in the brick garden at Glebe Cottage
They also help bridge the gap between the first splashes of colour provided mainly by other bulbs - narcissi, scilla
and their ilk - and early performing perennials, euphorbias, aquilegias, iris and doronicum.
Blodyn sy'n perthyn i deulu'r lili ydi hwn - Scilla
verna ydi'r enw Lladin arno - 'spring squill' yn Saesneg.
Thus, we can expect that it is the minor bulbs such as Scilla
, Chionodoxa and Muscari that are the more reliable naturalizers.
Freesias, ranunculus and certain daffodils, as well as anemones, scilla
, sparaxis and watsonia, do not require winter chilling and tend to bloom earlier than Dutch tulips, hyacinths and other cold-weather dependent bulbs.
Anemones, muscari, scilla
and narcissus all do well in woodlands and will happily naturalise.