Bulbs and bulblike plants, Perennials
Native to the Mediterranean and southwestern Asia. Clumps of grassy, fleshy leaves appear in fall and live through cold and snow. Spikes of small, typically urn-shaped blue or white flowers (fragrant, in some species) bloom in early spring.
Plant in early fall, setting bulbs about 2 in. deep and 3 in. apart in well-drained soil. Plant in masses or drifts under deciduous flowering trees or shrubs; use in edgings and rock gardens; grow in containers.Very long lived. Dig and divide when clumps become crowded. Plants self-sow under favorable conditions.
From northeast Asia Minor. Dense spikes of bright blue, urn-shaped flowers top 8-in. stems. Folige is green, grows in clumps.Muscari botryoides
From central and southern Europe to the Caucasus. Medium blue flowers cluster atop 1-ft. stems. Green, grassy foliage is in clumps.Muscari latifolium
From Asia Minor. Possibly the showiest of the grape hyacinths. Each bulb produces just one leaf and a flowering stem to 1 ft. tall. Flowers on lower part of spike are deepest violet, those on upper part vivid indigo blue.
Reaches 3 in. tall, 1 1/2 ft. wide, with cylindrical leaves and a summer-long display of rich purple f...
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