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Striped Squill


Common Name: Striped Squill

Botanical Name: Puschkinia scilloides

Plant Type: Perennial

Plant Size: Up to 8 inches

Typical Bloom Time: March

Each striped squill usually features two dark green, strap-shaped leaves and three to six star-like flowers. Each flower petal has a blue inside center stripe, though some entirely white-petaled forms may be found. The striped squill's flowers are fragrant.

Park Locations

Shakespeare Garden

West Side between 79th and 80th Streets.