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botanical name:
Muscari armeniacum 'Christmas Pearl'
Muscari armeniacum 'Christmas Pearl' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Grape hyacinth
family:  Asparagaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.20m
width: 0.05m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bulb/corm
leaf colour: green
flower colour: blue
main season: Winter
aspect: full sun
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
description:
Very early flowering variety, three weeks of so before the species. Dense heads of small tubular, bright blue flowers with constricted white mouths. Narrow, grass-like leaves.

cultivation:
Moderately fertile, well-drained soil in full sun. Lift and divide clumps when dormant in summer, if they become congested.


propagation:
By division of bulb clumps.

other notes:
RHS AGM

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