Muscari comosum

("Tassel hyacinth / Tufted grape hyacinth / Feather hyacinth")

Muscari comosum

The species itself naturlizes so well it is considered invasive in some areas. The fluffily plumed 'Plumosum' is more decorative and more restrained in it's spreading habits. Definitely not your 'typical' muscari these will add a totally different look to your garden.

What You Need To Know Before You Plant:

When Will This Flower Bloom?

Mid-Late Spring

When Should I Buy and Plant These Bulbs?


What Kind of Light Does This Bulb Prefer?

Full sun to partial shade

What Color Will the Flower Be?

Blue-violet or reddish-purple

How Far Apart Should I Plant These Bulbs?

3 in / 8 cm

How Deep Should I Dig?

4 in / 10 cm

How Tall Will It Grow?

10-12 in / 25-30 cm

Recommended Number of Bulbs Per Square Foot?


Is It Deer/Critter Resistant?


How Can I Best Use It in My Landscaping?

In borders, rock gardens and under trees and shrubs.

Other Popular Varieties

(Besides the species itself); 'Plumosum' (reddish-purple).

About the Family

Muscari Family

Eurasia: muscari have originated in the old world, from the Mediterranean basin, the center and South of Europe, Northern Africa, the West, Center and South-West of Asia. The term muscari comes from the Latin 'muscus', since the scent of the flower is said to resemble musk.

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