6-12 in. (15-30 cm)
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)
4a to 8b
Full Sun-Part Shade
Dk Blue-Near White
6.1 to 7.8
Each grape hyacinth flower has what appears to be small beads closely stacked around the stem.
|A superb naturalizer, this two-toned beauty yields slightly conical racemes of densely packed, deep cobalt-blue florets topped with a bright snow-white cap of florets above ample foliage clumps. Throwing off stems for weeks of showy blooms, Mount Hood has won numerous awards in the miscellaneous flower shows at the Keukenhof. It has a pale sweet fragrance. Commonly referred to as Grape Hyacinths, deer- and rodent-resistant Muscari naturalize readily in well-draining soil and in full to partial sunlight. You’ll need about nine bulbs per square foot. (Square footage is determined multiplying the planting site’s length times its width.)
Bulb size: 5 cm/up. Full to partial sunlight. Height: 6”. Bloom time in horticultural zone 5: April/May. Plant 5” deep and 3” to 4” apart. HZ: 4-8. They make good cut flowers too.
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Dave’s Garden, All things Plants or Texas Superstar
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