Muscari azureum

Muscari azureum, also known as azure grape hyacinth, showcases charming clusters of tiny, bell-shaped flowers that are a soft sky blue. Each flower spike is densely packed with these delicate blooms, forming a beautiful, compact cluster about 5-8cm long. The flowers have a subtle fragrance and are known to attract pollinators such as bees, adding a touch of natural charm to your garden.

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50 £0.20
100 - 950 £0.16
1000+ £0.13

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Specifications:

  • Colour: Blue
  • Height: 20cm
  • Perennial

Good For:

  • Beds and borders
  • Bees
  • Fragrance
  • Growing indoors
  • Lawns and verges
  • Pots and containers

How to grow:

  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil Type: Well drained
  • Position: Full sun, Semi-shade
  • Bulbs per m2: 150
  • Planting depth: 10cm
  • Planting distance: 8cm

More Information

Muscari azureum, also known as azure grape hyacinth, showcases charming clusters of tiny, bell-shaped flowers that are a soft sky blue. Each flower spike is densely packed with these delicate blooms, forming a beautiful, compact cluster about 5-8cm long. The flowers have a subtle fragrance and are known to attract pollinators such as bees, adding a touch of natural charm to your garden.

The foliage  consists of narrow, strap-like leaves that are bright green. These leaves emerge from the base of the plant in early spring and create a tidy, low-growing mound. The foliage remains attractive through the flowering period and often persists into early summer, providing a verdant backdrop for the delicate blue flowers.

Muscari azureum typically reaches a height of 20cm. Its compact size makes it an excellent choice for the front of borders, rock gardens, or as a ground cover. It is also well-suited for container gardening and can be used to add a splash of early spring colour to patios and balconies.

Muscari azureum blooms in early to mid-spring, usually from March to April. The flowering period lasts several weeks, offering a prolonged display of soft blue hues that herald the arrival of spring. Its early blooming time makes it one of the first plants to brighten the garden after winter.

This delightful plant blooms in mid to late spring, with its peak flowering period occurring from April to May. The flowers remain vibrant for several weeks, providing a prolonged display of beauty.

How to plant and care for your Muscari azureum bulbs

Muscari azureum is a hardy perennial that thrives in well-drained soil and prefers full sun to partial shade. It is exceptionally easy to grow and care for, making it ideal for gardeners of all skill levels. Once established, Muscari azureum is drought-tolerant and requires minimal maintenance. It is also resistant to pests and diseases, and deer tend to avoid it. Over time, Muscari azureum can naturalize, spreading gently to form beautiful carpets of blue, enhancing the springtime beauty of any garden.

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