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botanical name:
Muscari neglectum
Muscari neglectum © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Grape hyacinth
synonyms:  Muscari atlanticum, Muscari racemosum
family:  Asparagaceae
characteristics: perennial, scented/aromatic
height: 0.30m
width: 0.10m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bulb/corm
leaf colour: green
flower colour: blue
main season: Spring
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun
conditions: moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
description:
Vigorous spring bulb, somewhat variable in form with narrow leaves and dense heads of small tubular, dark blue flowers with constricted white mouths.

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



propagation:
From seed or by division of bulb offsets.

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