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Muscari azureum (Azure grape hyacinth)

Skill rating
Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
0.1m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
0.1m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name: Muscari azureum

Other names: Azure grape hyacinth, Pseudomuscari azureum, Hyacinthus azureus, Hyacinthella azurea, Muscari pseudomuscari

Genus: Muscari Muscari

Species: M. azureum - M. azureum is a bulbous perennial with tightly packed powder-blue flowers in spring.


Muscari azureum is: Deciduous

Flower: Blue, White in Spring

Foliage: Grey-green in Spring

Habit: Small, Upright

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

How to care

Watch out for

Pests: Generally pest-free.

General care

Propagation methods: Offsets, Seed. REGISTER to read more...


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Where to grow

Muscari azureum (Azure grape hyacinth) will reach a height of 0.1m and a spread of 0.1m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Low Maintenance, Ground Cover, Garden edging, Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, City, Banks and Slopes, Containers, Rock, Underplanting, Wildflower

Cultivation: 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.

Soil type: Sandy, Loamy, Clay, Chalky (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Well-drained, Moist but well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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Botanical name: Muscari azureum

Other names: Azure grape hyacinth, Pseudomuscari azureum, Hyacinthus azureus, Hyacinthella azurea, Muscari pseudomuscari

Genus: Muscari Muscari

Species: M. azureum - M. azureum is a bulbous perennial with tightly packed powder-blue flowers in spring.


Muscari azureum is: Deciduous

Flower: Blue, White in Spring

Foliage: Grey-green in Spring

Habit: Small, Upright

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Watch out for

Pests: Generally pest-free.

General care

Propagation methods: Offsets, Seed. REGISTER to read more...


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Muscari azureum (Azure grape hyacinth) will reach a height of 0.1m and a spread of 0.1m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Low Maintenance, Ground Cover, Garden edging, Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, City, Banks and Slopes, Containers, Rock, Underplanting, Wildflower

Cultivation: 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.

Soil type: Sandy, Loamy, Clay, Chalky (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Well-drained, Moist but well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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