Need help with a flower!


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I saw this flower in a public garden near where I live and I really like it! Problem is, I have no idea what it is. I'd appreciate any help in identifying it you can give!
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Looks like a white variety of Wood Squill (Scilla siberica), which is typically blue. It's can be a very aggressive plant. If you get it, just be sure to keep an eye on it. It took over the forest floor of this nature sanctuary near me, and while it definitely looks good, it took a lot of space away from native plants. I don't think they'll ever be able to get rid of it.
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A cool alternative is a native specie called Blue-eyed Grass. It's similar in size, and can come in shades of blue or white. It can easily grow from seed, and can self-seed, but also isn't very aggressive. It forms small clumps that bloom like crazy in mid-Spring. It's one of my favorite plants.


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Looks like a white variety of Wood Squill (Scilla siberica), which is typically blue. It's can be a very aggressive plant. If you get it, just be sure to keep an eye on it. It took over the forest floor of this nature sanctuary near me, and while it definitely looks good, it took a lot of space away from native plants. I don't think they'll ever be able to get rid of it.
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A cool alternative is a native specie called Blue-eyed Grass. It's similar in size, and can come in shades of blue or white. It can easily grow from seed, and can self-seed, but also isn't very aggressive. It forms small clumps that bloom like crazy in mid-Spring. It's one of my favorite plants.


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Thank you so much, the first one is the exact plant I saw! I wasn't planning on getting any, I was just interested in learning about the plant. Thank you again
 
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