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Muscari armeniacum, 'Grape Hyacinth'

Grape Hyacinths produce a beautiful bicolor flower that flows from a lavender blue into a dark violet. These clusters of bell-shaped flowers emit a sweet fragrance and pair lovely with Tulips and Daffodils.  They may be planted anywhere in your landscape, in sun or shade, along borders, in groups along a fence or around a tree or mailbox. Grape Hyacinths make excellent container plants and can be forced for indoor blooming with the proper treatment. They tend to multiply quickly when planted in good soils.

Plant Details +

Botanical Muscari armenicacum
Common Name Grape Hyacinth
Height 6-8"
Spacing 4"
Hardiness Hardy to Zone 3-9
Exposure Full Sun-Partial Shade
Foliage Green
Flower Shades of lavender blue into a dark violet
Bloomtime Mid Spring

General Information +

General Characteristics: This plant is grown from a bulb. Muscari look best in mass plantings, naturalized in the landscape, and in flower beds. They make excellent container plants and can be forced for indoor blooming, with the proper treatment.

Planting/Care Instructions +

Planting Instructions: Planting Instructions: Plant your Muscari armenicacum in the fall when the soil has cooled up until the soil freezes. If you live in a warmer part of the country, be sure to plant your Muscari armenicacum by late November. Choose a site with well-draining soil, in full sun to partial shade. 1. Dig a hole 4" deep. 2. Set the bulbs firmly in place, with the pointed ends facing upward. 3. Cover the bulbs with soil and water thoroughly. Grow in informal groupings of 5 or more bulbs.

Pests or Diseases: Deer Resistant