Native bluebell ( Hyacinthoides non-scripta), English bluebells, British bluebells, wood bells, fairy flowers and wild hyacinth are the common bluebells are native to France and England. They grow in gardens and woodlands in late April with purple blue flowers. They share many characteristics with the invasive Spanish hybrid bluebells.
Spanish bluebell (Hyacinthoides hispanica) were introduced into Britain in the late 1600s as an ornamental. Hybrid bluebells (Hyacinthoides x massartiana) between H. non-scripta and H. hispanica bluebells were first recorded in the wild in the UK in 1963.