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botanical name:
Muscari pseudomuscari
Muscari pseudomuscari © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Grape hyacinth
synonyms:  Muscari chalusicum
family:  Asparagaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.20m
width: 0.15m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bulb/corm
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: light blue
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
Small bulbous perennial with very long narrow dark-green leaves, glaucous on the upper surface, often lying coiling on the ground. Dense heads of small bell-shaped, bright sky-blue flowers in March and April.

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

By seed or separation and replanting of bulb offsets. Large bulbs can also be split into four (scaling), for growing on.

other notes:
Native to Iran, found in rock areas, stony banks and light woodland.

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