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Muscari Armeniacum

Botanical Name:

Muscari armeniacum

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Partial Sun - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May

Plant Type

Bulbs, Bulb, Perennial

Lifespan

Perennial, Bulb

Flower

Flowers are numerous, royal blue with a thin white rim on each bell, urceolate, fragrant, and nodding in dense racemes. The perianth fused most of the length, lobes are minute, paler, or white. Sterile flowers usually appear on the upper part of the raceme and are few in number, smaller, and paler. Flowers bloom in mid-spring (April/May). Inflorescence is a crowded, scapose raceme, 1-3" in length, and is cone-shaped with buds in the spring. Some cultivars exist with pink flowers.

Fruit

This plant produces 3-lobed capsules that are green to brown in color. In fruit, the capsules are scattered on the inflorescence axis.

Benefits
Attracts

Butterflies

Bees

Taxonomy

Order

Liliales

Family

Asparagaceae

Genus

Muscari

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