Azure grape hyacinth (Muscari azureum)
Pseudomuscari azureum, Hyacinthus azureus, Hyacinthella azurea, Muscari pseudomuscari
M. azureum ~ M. azureum is a bulbous perennial with tightly packed powder-blue flowers in spring.
Plant bulbs 10 cm deep in well-drained and fertile soil preferably in Autumn. Congested clumps can be divided during summer dormancy period. Can be invasive.
RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Low Maintenance, Ground Cover, Garden edging, Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, City, Banks and Slopes, Containers, Rock, Underplanting, Wildflower
Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Well-drained, Moist but well-drained
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Full Sun, Partial Shade
North, South, East, West
Exposed or Sheltered
Maintenance hours / year: