We can count on this bulb to bloom at the same time as my daffodils and tulips. It provide me with some blue accents for my bouquets. The stems of Grape Hyacinth Flower are just long enough to be stuck in among the larger flowers.
Grape Hyacinth Flower are small spikes of tiny blue balls are a good contrast to the rounder shapes of the daffodils and tulips. Grape Hyacinth Flower best grown in a spot where you can admire them up close. Because Grape Hyacinth Flower are hard to see at a distance. They’re lovely in rock gardens.
It 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. However, it is depending on the variety those derived from M. botryoides are the hardiest. Foliage sometimes appears in fall and winter over.
How to Grow Grape Hyacinth Flower?
Grape Hyacinth Flower like full sun or part shade and an average, well-drained soil. Plant them 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 Grape Hyacinth Flower will multiply well by themselves, but if you let them self-sow they may not breed true to color.
Originally posted 2016-02-21 09:57:40.