Posted: 08/05/2015 at 07:18
To correct an erroneous statement made earlier
.... The Bluebells are also bulbs, but of a different kind. To illustrate. Some plants species have the ability to produce swollen roots, that can be used to increase the species.
In the case of the Bluebell. No reproduction except by seed. ...
The above statement is incorrect.
"... Bluebells can spread rapidly, sending out underground runners, on the end of which new bulbs form. .."
an extract from the RHS website https://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?pid=426
This is important as gardeners trying to control an area of Spanish bluebells may assume from the information given earlier, that it is enough to remove the seedheads - it is not.