Muscari neglectum

Muscari neglectum, commonly known as grape hyacinth, features striking clusters of small, urn-shaped flowers that are a deep, vivid blue with a hint of indigo. Each flower spike is densely packed with these tiny blooms, resembling a cluster of grapes, which is how the plant gets its common name. The flowers are slightly fragrant and attract a variety of pollinators, adding both beauty and biodiversity to your garden.

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Specifications:

  • Colour: Blue, Purple
  • 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

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Muscari neglectum, commonly known as grape hyacinth, features striking clusters of small, urn-shaped flowers that are a deep, vivid blue with a hint of indigo. Each flower spike is densely packed with these tiny blooms, resembling a cluster of grapes, which is how the plant gets its common name. The flowers are slightly fragrant and attract a variety of pollinators, adding both beauty and biodiversity to your garden.

The foliage consists of narrow, grass-like leaves that are bright green and emerge in early spring. These leaves grow in a basal rosette, forming a neat, low-growing clump. The foliage remains attractive throughout the flowering period and can persist into early summer, providing a fresh, green backdrop for the vivid blue flowers.

Muscari neglectum typically reaches a height of 20cm. This compact size makes it ideal for planting at the front of borders, along pathways, or in rock gardens. It also works well in containers and can be naturalized in lawns or woodland settings for a natural, effortless look.

Muscari neglectum blooms in mid to late spring, usually from April to May. The flowering period lasts for several weeks, offering a long-lasting display of colour in the garden. Its early spring blooms make it one of the first plants to bring vibrant colour to your 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 neglectum Baby’s Breath

Muscari neglectum is a hardy perennial that thrives in well-drained soil and prefers full sun to partial shade. It is easy to grow and care for, making it suitable for gardeners of all experience levels. Once established, Muscari neglectum is drought-tolerant and requires minimal maintenance. It is also resistant to deer and most pests, ensuring that its beautiful blooms remain undisturbed. Over time, Muscari neglectum can naturalize and spread, creating stunning drifts of blue in your garden.

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