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Muscari latifolium

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Features

  • BloomsApril to June
  • Height0.15m to 0.3m
  • Spread0.05m to 0.15m
  • Growth HabitStalked clump
  • Flower ColourBlue and purple-black
  • Leaf ColourGrey green

Description

Muscari latifolium. A bulbous perennial with single, lance-shaped linear mid green leaves 7-30cm. In spring bears dense racemes of urn-shaped purpleish-black flowers. From South-west Asia.

Characteristics

Perennial, Bulb, Fragrant

Origin

S.W.Asia

Interest and use

Walls, rock garden

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilClay, Sandy
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

They are frost hardy and prefer cool areas. They grow well in clumps and will need rich, well-drained soil. You should plant the bulbs in autumn in a sunny or partial-shaded position, but protect from hot sun in warm areas.

Propagation

You can propagate from seeds or by dividing clumps.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Prone to viruses.

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