Grape Hyacinth or “Muscari” Flower Mr Devotor February 21, 2016 Flowers 2167 We can count on this bulb to bloom at the same time as my daffodils and tulips and provide me with some blue accents for my bouquets. The stems are just long enough to be stuck in among the larger flowers, and the small spikes of tiny blue balls are a good contrast to the rounder shapes of the daffodils and tulips. They’re best grown in a spot where you can admire them up close, because the flowers are small because blue flowers are hard to see at a distance. They’re lovely in rock gardens. Most of the hybrids sold are derived from Muscari armeniacum, which has large flowers, and grows up to eight inches, or from M.Botryoides, which is a little taller and usually deep blue. There’s also a white variety called “Pearls of Spain”. M. Tubergenianum grows up to eight inches and is light blue at the top of the spike and darker blue at the bottom. These rugged little bulbs are hardy to Zones two to four depending on the variety those derived from M. botryoides are the hardiest. Foliage sometimes appears in fall and winter over. . You can propagate the species from seed and hybrids from offsets (new bulbs that form next to the old ones). How to Grow Grape Hyacinth Grape hyacinths like full sun or part shade and an average, well-drained soil. Well, plant three inches apart, and three inches deep, in later summer or as early in fall as possible. You can propagate the species from seed and hybrids from offsets (new bulbs that form next to the old ones). Usually they will multiply well by themselves, but if you let them self-sow they may not breed true to color. They’re best grown in a spot where you can admire them up close, Grape Hyacinth or “Muscari” Flower Grape hyacinths like full sun or part shade and an average, well-drained soil Republished by Blog Post Promoter Related PostsPetunia is Small Flower Comes in Several Shapes and Colors“Tricolor” Goblet Shaped FlowerPhlox Flower is Glory of Summer GardenFritillaria Imperialis A commonly Grown Plant in GardensHow to Grow Hyacinth FlowerCampanula Flower“Glory of the Snow”, A Bright Blue Star Shaped Flower A Long Lasting Blue Flower Salvia (Sage)Periwinkle is a Perpetual Flower That Can Bloom throughout the YearWinter Aconite “Eranthis Hyemalis” FlowerForget-Me-Not or Myosotis Sylvatica FlowerGladiolus or “Glads” are Bright Colors Popular Flowers Grape Hyacinth or “Muscari” Flower0%Overall ScoreReader Rating: (1 Vote)100% Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment.