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 LocationsShakespeare Garden
West Side between 79th and 80th Streets.