Muscari Paradoxum

Grape Hyacinth

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Cultural and Growing Info is provided below.

Plant Code: BMUPA

Dense bicolor spikes of deep blue-purple florets are a brilliant shade of turquoise before they open. Opening from bottom to top, the two-tone effect and conical shape have made this variety a favorite since the late 1800s. 15 bulbs per bag. Bulb size 6+ cm.

Details

Type: Bulbs
Height: Short 10-12"
Spacing: Plant 4" apart
Bloom Time: Mid-Spring to Late Spring
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Half Sun / Half Shade
Zones: 5-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal
Flower: Pink
Accent: Blue

Features to Note

  • Beneficial for Pollinators
  • Deer Resistant
  • Bulbs for Naturalizing
  • OK in Containers

Muscari General Information

Muscari are great for borders, rock gardens, naturalizing, and planting with tulips or daffodils. Spectacular drifts of color when planted en masse. Also forces easily for winter bloom. Will multiply readily if undisturbed.

Muscari Plant Care

Plant 4" apart and 3" deep in groups or drifts. Likes well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Interested in forcing bulbs? Visit our Useful Links page.