Grape Hyacinth (Muscari latifolium) in the Grape Hyacinths Database

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Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Plant Height: To about 12 inches (25 cm).
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Bi-Color: Light blue/dark violet
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Spring
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: Groundcover
Cut Flower
Will Naturalize
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Gophers/Voles
Rabbit Resistant
Squirrels
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Bulbs
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant
Awards and Recognitions: Other: 2008 Great Plant Picks award winner

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Posted by critterologist (Frederick, MD - Zone 6b) on Apr 8, 2012 11:27 PM

Definitely different from the common "grape hyacinths" (M. armeniacum). These are taller, with larger strap-like leaves (not grassy looking). In my garden, they don't increase well. In fact, they tend to decline in number over time.

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