Common names: Byzantine Squill
Species: Scilla amaena
Modern Genus: Scilla
Modern Species: Scilla amoena
Modern Family: Liliaceae. Also placed in Hyacinthaceae.
Plant Type: perennial
Color: "The blossoms are violet-coloured."
Season: "It flowers in early May."
Native Region: "A native of the Levant" (Eastern Mediteranean countries.)
Artist: S. Edwards