Bluebell (English Bluebell, Spanish Bluebell)

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  • Common Name: Bluebell (English Bluebell, Spanish Bluebell)
  • Latin Name: Hyacinthoides non-scripta/Hyacinthoides hispanica
  • Family Name: Hyacinthaceae

The glycosides found in Bluebells are thought to be similar to those in Digitalis (Foxglove), causing symptoms from shallow breathing to slowed heart rate and lethargy; so avoid your tortoise ingesting this plant. 

Mainly blue or blue/purple flowers but there are white and pink varieties too.  See Hyacinth.

Read the differences between the English and the Spanish Bluebell in our pdf document.


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