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scil·la

 (sĭl′ə)
n.
Any of several bulbous Eurasian and African plants of the genus Scilla, having narrow leaves and cultivated for their bell-shaped blue, white, or pink flowers. Also called squill.

[New Latin Scilla, genus name, from Latin scilla, squill (Urginea maritima); see squill.]

scilla

(ˈsɪlə)
n
(Plants) any liliaceous plant of the genus Scilla, of Old World temperate regions, having small bell-shaped flowers. See also squill3
[C19: via Latin from Greek skilla; compare squill]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.scilla - an Old World plant of the genus Scilla having narrow basal leaves and pink or blue or white racemose flowersscilla - an Old World plant of the genus Scilla having narrow basal leaves and pink or blue or white racemose flowers
liliaceous plant - plant growing from a bulb or corm or rhizome or tuber
genus Scilla - sometimes placed in subfamily Hyacinthaceae
Scilla verna, spring squill, sea onion - European scilla with small blue or purple flowers
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Plant tulip White Parrot (middle) at the bottom for a frilly white display in May, combined with blue hyacinth (far left) in the middle with a mix of muscari (left) or scilla on top.
She also suggests scilla peruviana, Portuguese squill and nectaroscordum, Sicilian garlic.
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Many blue bulbs, chionodoxa and scilla, are perfect partners and can be and scilla, are perfect partners and can be encouraged to naturalise by allowing seedheads to form and scatter willy–nilly.
Many blue bulbs, chionodoxa and scilla, are perfect partners and can be encouraged to naturalise by allowing seedheads to form and scatter their seed willy-nilly.
Many of the blue bulbs, chionodoxa and scilla, are perfect partners and can be encouraged to naturalise by allowing seedheads to form and scatter their seed willy-nilly.
Contract notice: Construction and management of the dialysis centre decentralized and ongoing support cad scilla.
And if you are still bulb-planting now, remember that wood anemones, scilla, chionodoxa and dwarf daffodils are all ideal for growing in grass, providing nectar for emerging bees in spring.
SCilla Battersby-Brown was one of Corrie's loudest and liveliest characters before the gobby mum upped sticks in 2007, abandoning her kids Chesney and Fiz.
Pint-sized blue scilla siberica can be planted around the base of deciduous shrubs.
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Chionodoxa, Scilla, Puschkinia and Muscari are all very hardy and have miniature flowers mostly in shades of blue and white.