Muscari armeniacum: Grape Hyacinth

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Muscari armeniacum is a bulbous plant of the genus Muscari with basal, simple leaves and short, flowering stems. It is one of a number of species and genera known as Grape Hyacinth, in this case Armenian Grape Hyacinth or Garden Grape Hyacinth. The flowers are purple, blue [with a white fringe], white [var. “Album”] or pale pink [var. “Pink Sunrise”] and the plants are usually 15 centimetres [6 in] tall. Some selections are fragrant.

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Muscari armeniacum is one of the most commonly cultivated species of Muscari, is robust and naturalises easily

Photos: Flower DomeGardens by the BaySingapore [20150415, 20150424]

Source: Wikipedia


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