Spring squill Scilla verna

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Best Time to See
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Habitat

Flowering Spring Squill brings a violet-bluish haze to the coastal cliffs. It likes wild places where winds beat the cliffs with spray.

Distribution

Mainly along the north and west coasts of the UK, but can also be found in places on the east coast of Scotland.

Habitat

Coastal grassland.

Best time to see

Flowers from April to May.

County flower of County Down.