URGINEA MARITIMA
Common Name(s): Red Squill, Sea Squill, Sea Onion
Origin: Mediterranean
Size: 2' - 3' h x 1' - 1.5' w
Type: Bulb (Drought Tolerant)
Light: Full Sun to Half Day Sun
This turnip like bulb is great for drought tolerant gardens. Showy Yucca like blooms on tall stalks will form in Summer when the bulb has reached a mature age. Following the bloom are broad Lily like leaves that disappear in early Summer and return by Winter. Bulbs swell a large caudex that can reach up to 5 pounds. Great container plant. Caution: Poisonous, juice from bulbs can irritate skin.
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