This grows in the woods and mountains of Sothern Europe from the Alps to Spain where we found it on limestone rocks near Cazorla Star shaped blue flowers forming 6” spikes. Formerly Scilla italica but the presence of two bracts rather than one seems to have helped shift it into being more closely related to our Bluebell but it otherwise appears and behaves much more like a squill.

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Despite the ancestor coming from the mountains of the Middle East, H. orientalis cultivars are well adapted to life in our British gardens, enjoying a moist soil and a good cold dormancy. With 12”spikes of soft blue bell like flowers in March attracting the first emerging bees with their fragrance, this Hyacinth persists year after year in our garden.

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Although oddly called the English Iris, this actually originated in the Pyrenees. It flowers in late June with wide falls in shades of bluey-purple and white. These bulbous irises establish well in meadow condition.

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The green and purple flowers of this Iris relative appear in April, the plant growing to about 25cm. Also mysteriously called the Widow Iris it is an intriguing feature on a grassy bank or under a shrub. Originally from the Mediterranean it has also been known in gardens here for centuries, and has naturalised in parts of the South West.

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This Grape Hyacinth is native from the Balkans to the Caucasus, and is particularly easy to grow in well-drained soils here. It bears a spike of small, densely packed fragrant flowers, each with a white rim.

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Named after the renowned plants woman, this has racemes of bell shaped flowers in an attractive and unusual shade of sky blue.

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Native to northern and central Europe, this is a pure white Grape Hyacinth, making a good contrast to the blue ones, and is just as easy to grow in any soil.

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This Muscari from the pinewoods of the Black sea starts in early spring with its single glossy leaf intriguingly circling the emerging flower spikes, which are two-toned blue. Blooming in April it also grows easily in well-drained soil.

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From similar moist rocky environments but this time centred in the mountains of the Balkans at the other end of Europe. Sometimes referred to as Nodding Star of Bethlehem, silvery bell flowers with a green stripe on the outside of the petals hang on one side of 1ft spikes . Flowering in March it is particularly striking in densely planted bunch.

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This species has spikes of brilliant white bell shaped flowers spiralling up 18” stems in March and April. High in the Sierras of Andalucía it hides from the goats on inaccessible slopes, enjoying the high winter rainfall and perfectly suited to our gardens here.

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