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Muscari armeniacum /Grape Hyacinths

Muscari armeniacum  / Muscari armeniacum
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Close-up image of flowers and narrow, grasslike foliage

With white tulips

Two varieties in contrasting colors

With dark pink Dutch hyacinths

In landscape with other bulbous plants

Two-toned variety

A very large landscape planting

Grape yacinths with several colors of tulips

With dark red tulips

The variety Mt. Hood

Ground cover planting

A ground cover planting

A naturalizied planting

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Scientific Name: Muscari armeniacum
Common Name: Grape Hyacinths
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: Under 1 foot
Spread: to 1 foot
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Blue
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
No
Landscape Categories:
Comments: Plants are dormant in summer and new foliage arises in autumn and lives through winter, even very cold ones. Six inch tall plants bear fragrant, royal blue flowers in spring. The small bulbs naturalize in the garden both from offsets and seeds where favorable growing conditions exist.