Grape hyacinths are hardy, easy to grow, and have long-lasting blooms–no garden should be without them. They are particularly spectacular when allowed to naturalize, whether under trees, along a pathway, tucked into ground covers, or in a bed.
Noteworthy CharacteristicsFragrant. Good early color. Can be forced. Adaptable to various growing conditions, but must have well-drained soil.
CarePlant in full sun in moist, rich, well-drained soil.
PropagationDivide when dormant; remove offsets in summer; sow seed in containers in a cold frame in fall.
ProblemsGenerally problem free but prone to viruses.
- Genus : Muscari
- Zones : 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
- Plant Height : 6 to 12 inches
- Plant Width : 6 to 12 inches
- Plant Type : Bulbs
- Uses : Containers
- Tolerance : Deer Tolerant
- Bloom Time : Early Spring, Late Spring, Spring
- Characteristics : Fragrant Flowers
- Light : Full Sun to Partial Shade
- Maintenance : Low
- Moisture : Medium Moisture
- Growth Rate : Moderate
- Plant Seasonal Interest : Spring Interest