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All information gathered first-hand, since 1995


Flowers. Mar-May

Flower. The flowers grow in a dense conical racime of 20-100 blooms. The flowers have noticeable bracts; the lowest ones have long stalks while the upper are nearly stalkless.

Leaves. 6-10 linear, strap-shaped leaves, up to 60 cm long and 40 mm wide (broader than S. hyacinthoides; up to 50 cm high.

Habitat. Waysides, woodlands and grassy areas.