Muscari armeniacum 'Superstar'

Grape Hyacinth

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Description

<p><em>Muscari armeniacum</em> ‘Superstar’ stands 9 inches tall and blooms in March – April  with fragrant periwinkle blue flowers.  The flowers are urn shaped with a thin white line around the rim and are densely packed in a conical raceme that resembles an upside down bunch of grapes.  The flowers at the top are sterile.  A single scape will have 20 – 40 flowers and a single bulb may produce up to 3 scapes.  Plant it in full sun to part shade.  It is resistant to deer and is hardy in zones 4 – 8.   Although ‘Superstar’ is a cultivar, the species originates from Southeastern Europe.</p>

Plant Shape
Upright
Bloom Time
March - April, May - June
Bloom Color
Blue
Plant Type
Bulb
Hardiness Zone
4 - 8