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.Muscari botryoides
From central and southern Europe to the Caucasus. Medium blue flowers cluster atop 1-ft. stems. Green, grassy foliage is in clumps.
Brightly colored blooms like small, spurred snapdragons (Antirrhinum). Medium green, very nar...
To 1 1/2– 2 ft. high, 1 ft. wide, with soft, hairy leaves and long, whiplike stems carrying 2-in...
Vigorous growth to 10 to 15 ft., with large, heart-shaped leaves. Showy, funnel-shaped to bell-like fl...