Shire Wild Bulbs and Nursery
Hyacinthaceae Scilla

Scilla

 

Name Scilla natalensis Scilla natalensis shire indigenous bulbs
Common name Large blue scilla
African name inguduza (z)
D/E deciduous
Rainfall summer
Height 1m
Light requirements fs
Flowers October
Medicinal uses

Used to make soap. Traditional treatment for internal tumours, boils, fractures and for lung disease in cattle.

 

Name Scilla nervosa Scilla nervosa shire indigenous bulbs
Common name White scilla
African name magaqana (x)
D/E deciduous
Rainfall summer
Height 30cm
Light requirements fs
Flowers November
Medicinal uses

Used in traditional medicine to treat rheumatic fever and dysentery.

Saturday, December 16, 2017

Shade Code

FS -  full sun
SS -  semi shade
S -    shade

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