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Muscari armeniacum 'Blue Spike' (Grape hyacinth 'Blue Spike')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.2m
Max height
0.1m
Max spread
1 year
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Muscari armeniacum 'Blue Spike'

Other names

Grape hyacinth 'Blue Spike'

Genus

Muscari Muscari

Variety or Cultivar

'Blue Spike' _ 'Blue Spike' is a small clump-forming bulbous perennial. It has linear basal leaves and in spring, bears spikes of fragrant, densly-packed, bell-shaped, blue flowers with white tips.


Muscari armeniacum 'Blue Spike' is: Deciduous

Fragrance

Flowers

Habit

Clump-forming, Small, Spreading, Upright

Flower

Blue, White in Spring

Foliage

Light green in Spring

How to care

Watch out for

General care

Propagation methods

Offsets, Seed


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Where to grow

Muscari armeniacum 'Blue Spike' (Grape hyacinth 'Blue Spike') will reach a height of 0.2m and a spread of 0.1m after 1 year.

Suggested uses

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

Cultivation

Plant bulbs 10 cm deep in well-drained and fertile soil preferably in Autumn. Congested clumps can be divided during summer dormancy period.

Soil type

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

Soil drainage

Well-drained, Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Muscari armeniacum 'Blue Spike'

Other names

Grape hyacinth 'Blue Spike'

Genus

Muscari Muscari

Variety or Cultivar

'Blue Spike' _ 'Blue Spike' is a small clump-forming bulbous perennial. It has linear basal leaves and in spring, bears spikes of fragrant, densly-packed, bell-shaped, blue flowers with white tips.

Foliage

Deciduous

Fragrance

Flowers

Habit

Clump-forming, Small, Spreading, Upright


Colour

Flower

Blue, White in Spring

Foliage

Light green in Spring

General care

Propagation methods

Offsets, Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Muscari armeniacum 'Blue Spike' (Grape hyacinth 'Blue Spike') will reach a height of 0.2m and a spread of 0.1m after 1 year.

Suggested uses

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

Cultivation

Plant bulbs 10 cm deep in well-drained and fertile soil preferably in Autumn. Congested clumps can be divided during summer dormancy period.

Soil type

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

Soil drainage

Well-drained, Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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