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Bluebell (Hyacinthoides non-scripta) P-Po-S
Our best known English wild flower, naturally abundant in woods and shady place. The flowers are blue-violet and appear from April to June.
Habitat: Woodland on light soil.
A hardy perennial.
Scarification - Rub hard seed between sand paper to hasten germination.
Product Part Number: WF81015
When to sow
When to Sow Bluebell Seeds
March to May or September to November
In a peat compost in spring or autumn. The seeds need 4-6 weeks of cold before sowing to break their dormancy. this is best achieved by mixing the seed with damp peat in a plastic bag and storing in the coldest part of the refrigerator. Once the seeds germinate, sprinkle contents of bag into a prepared soil site.
In late summer/autumn in a shady, preferably wood place with plenty of leaf mould. Cover the seeds lightly and they will germinate the following spring after the action of cold and frost has worked on them.
April and May
Also known as Bell Bottle, Blue Bonnets, Rink o'Bells and Wild Hyacinth.