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Synonyms for squill

bulb of the sea squill, which is sliced, dried, and used as an expectorant

having dense spikes of small white flowers and yielding a bulb with medicinal properties

an Old World plant of the genus Scilla having narrow basal leaves and pink or blue or white racemose flowers

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These two squills are perfect for naturalizing and brightening the dappled shade of a mid-spring woodland.
To pull off the deal, Breen needs the help of second baseman Corky Squill, the Eddie Gard of the drama.
Let's grace this page with pungent marigold, though its petals will powder to a sulfur's wings, and opposite, mount a racemed camass stalk, its bulb the sweet squill of proximate shores.
Over in the formal terrace beds, Glory-of-the-snow with its deep blue flowers stands proud, complementing the blue striped petals of its neighbouring Stripped Squill.
Siberian bluebell (Scilla siberica), or squill, needs occasional winter snow.
february/march Glory of the Snow Crocus "Blue Bird" Crocus "Remembrance" Harmony, Dwarf Iris "Tete a Tete" Botanical Daffodil Striped Squill
I use squill and pleurisy root, two herbs that have been used to manage bronchitis.
The common snowdrop, Galanthus, and Colchicum, Hyacinths and Ornithogalum all have toxins in their bulbs, while sea squill bulbs are used in rat poison.
Chionodoxa, the Glory of the Snow and Scilla, the Squill, both belong to the Hyacinthaceae/Liliaceaea family and, in flower over the next month to six weeks, they will appear to be tiny, thinly clustered Hyacinth flowers, although few of them provide the overpowering scent of the typical Hyacinth.
No less significant was the fact that River Rose's highest earner was Squill, a high-class French miler, twice successful in Group 2, a Group 1 runner-up in the Prix du Moulin, and third when he stretched his stamina to 1m2f on his one venture to America, for the Washington International.
The second week of April opens Strawberry Flowering Season, Wood Thrush Season, the peak of Daffodil Season, Squill Season, Grape Hyacinth Season, Creeping Phlox Season and Wind Flower Season.
Puschkinia scilloides, the striped squill, grows to around 15cm in height and prefers full sun.
Heads of conglomerates everywhere will heave a collective sigh of relief that the 97 squill ion pounds they have spent on advertising,on the off-chance of increasing sales of Super Jumbo Choccie Bars, was not completely wasted.
Already the squill has come up in the field and there are still almonds on the almond tree.
Most are crocuses, daffodils, hyacinths, and tulips, though there are also listings for crown imperial, grape hyacinth, hardy gladiolus, Siberian squill, snowdrop, and winter aconite.