Wordless Wednesday. Shiny Blue Stars.

Scilla peruviana

Scilla peruviana

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30 Responses to Wordless Wednesday. Shiny Blue Stars.

  1. Christina says:

    I saw this in a garden near here last year, but it was a garden with lots of moisture being right by a river, I think my garden would be too hot for it.. It is a wonderful colour. Sometimes, Liz, I wonder where you put all the amazing plants you have?!

    • Chloris says:

      It actually comes from the Mediterranean, not Peru. It needs lots of sun. This is growing in the front garden. I have had it for 3 years and this is the first time it has flowered, so I am delighted, it is a gorgeous colour.
      I use a shoe horn to cram everything in.

      • Christina says:

        I loved how you had planted your front garden when I saw it last year. The Scilla was in light shade when I saw it here, if I decide to make a shade border, I will definitely try it.

  2. Anca Tîrcă says:

    Beautiful little flowers, thanks for sharing, Chloris!

  3. Flighty says:

    Lovely little flowers. xx

  4. My favorite color. 🙂

  5. Chloris says:

    It really is the most vibrant blue, almost metallic.

  6. Very nice flower, it looks like a tuft ! 🙂 I like blue flower

  7. Kris P says:

    So pretty! The bloom is yet another example of the difference in our climates. Mine bloomed in February before being quickly taken out in March by unexpected heat.

  8. snowbird says:

    How delicate and dainty….it was certainly worth waiting for!xxx

    • Chloris says:

      It certainly is worth the wait, in fact I had forgotten it was there so it took me by surprise. A very nice surprise. It is a gorgeous flower.

  9. mattb325 says:

    Such a lovely flower – they look like a great substitute for agapanthus

  10. pbmgarden says:

    Now that’s a plant that knows color. Beautiful.

  11. Cathy says:

    A lovely cluster of shiny blue stars Chloris – and how lovely to have it flowering after that 3 year wait… And I must try the shoe horn trick – I wonder if I could manage one in each hand… 😉

  12. Chloris says:

    It is very special. I am wondering how to propagate it, I would like lots.

  13. I didn’t know this species of Scilla existed. Far showier than its Siberian cousin!

  14. Chloris says:

    It is stunning, despite its name it comes from the Mediterranean. It is indeed much showier than Scilla siberica but it doesn’t t seed around unfortunately.

  15. Debra says:

    Love it. When It comes to blue flowers I am easy but this one is really outstanding.

  16. we have used Scilla in mixed flower bunches where I work as it is a great filler and the colour is super, as your image shows.

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