Grape Hyacinth

Muscari armeniacum

Grape Hyacinth - Muscari armeniacum

Common Name: Grape Hyacinth
Genus: Muscari
Species: armeniacum

Muscari refers to the fact that some of the species in this Genus have a musky smell to the flowers.

Category: Bulbs, Corms, Tubers & Rhizomatous Plants
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Suitable for growing in containers

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.20 m (20 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 0.05 m (5 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Blue
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: March

Soil Type: Sandy/Light or Chalky/Alkaline
Soil Moisture: Dry, well drained

Bulb that produces long leaves and bright blue flowers in Spring. Each group of tiny flowers at the top of the flower spike resembles a bunch of grapes. This plant can be invasive. Plant bulbs in Autumn, dig up and divide clumps when they become congested.


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