Armenian grape hyacinth Muscari armeniacum

Armenian grape hyacinth


M. armeniacum is a strong-growing bulbous perennial to 20cm in height, with narrow, arching green leaves and erect stems bearing dense spikes of white-tipped, deep violet-blue, egg-shaped flowers 5mm in length in spring

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About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      Armenian grape hyacinth

    • Common names

      Muscari szovitsianum, Muscari polyanthum

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Spread

      0-0.1 metre

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun, Partial Shade

  • scissorsPruning

    No pruning required, but remove spent foliage as required

  • bambooSoil

    SoilChalk, Clay, Loam, Sand

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Garden Edging Underplanting of Roses and Shrubs Flower borders and beds Ground Cover Low Maintenance City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Gravel Garden Patio & Container Plants Rock Garden Wildflower meadow

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by seed, sown in autumn, in containers in a cold frame or separate offsets in summer

  • insectPests

    Generally pest free

  • microbeDiseases

    May be subject to a virus