Unique color and flower shape (more tubular, without the traditional 'grapey' look). Slower to establish especially in more colder climates.
What You Need To Know Before You Plant:
When Will This Flower Bloom?
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?
Opens a dusky purple to greenish-violet eventually turning yellow
How Far Apart Should I Plant These Bulbs?
2 in / 5 cm
How Deep Should I Dig?
4 in / 10 cm
How Tall Will It Grow?
4-5 in / 10-12 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); 'Golden Fragrance' (nicely fragrant, greenish-yellow maturing to yellow).
About the 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.Read More About the Family