wood hyacinth


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wood hyacinth

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(Plants) another name for bluebell1
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Noun1.wood hyacinth - sometimes placed in genus Scillawood hyacinth - sometimes placed in genus Scilla  
liliaceous plant - plant growing from a bulb or corm or rhizome or tuber
genus Hyacinthoides, Hyacinthoides - small genus of perennial bulbs of western Europe and North Africa; sometimes placed in family Hyacinthaceae
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Here are six bluebells facts highighted by the Trust you may not know: | The bluebell has many names: English bluebell, wild hyacinth, wood bell, bell bottle, Cuckoo's Boots, Wood Hyacinth, Lady's Nightcap and Witches' Thimbles, Hyacinthoides non-scripta | It is against the law to intentionally pick, uproot or destroy bluebells | If you plant bluebells, you should make sure it's the English bluebell, not the Spanish version.
English bluebells and wood hyacinth, both botanically squills, share midseason bloom with crown imperial.
Spanish Bluebell or Wood Hyacinth (Hyacinthoides hispanica) has 12- to 16-inch stems supporting abundant, pendulous flowers of blue shades, white and pink.