Plant: ephemeral, rhizomatous perennial to 2'
Origin: eastern US
Zone: 4 - 8
Flowers: Pink buds follwed by sky blue bells dangling above the foliage
Foliage: soft, light green, basal leaves. Becomes floppy in May and quickly fades in June leaving large gaps
Culture: part shade to full sun in moist, rich soil. Spreads quickly by rhizomes and seeds. Evanston lighthouse has a wonderful spring combo of scilla followed by virginia bluebells.