Bluebell – Hyacinthoides non-scripta

Bluebell (Hyancinthoides non-scripta) is a fragrant perennial flower that is blue/violet in colour that grows from a bulb. It has three to six leaves that all grow from the base of the stem with an inflorescence of five to twelve flowers on a tall stem (up to 500mm tall).

The iconic deep blue flowers are often found in woodlands during spring. Although it is a short / medium height plant,

This plant can also be found in hedgerows, under bracken and grasslands, but the primary location is in deciduous woodland areas. The seeds are shed from July to August, require moist warm conditions to thrive followed by a period of chilling before germination can begin.

Height: 30 – 60cm
Flowering Time: April to June
Preferred Conditions: Woodland areas with light shade.

Bluebell - Hyacinthoides non-scripta