Muscari armeniacum 'Valerie Finnis'

Grape Hyacinth

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Description

'Valerie Finnis' stands 8 inches tall and blooms in mid spring. The flowers are light blue, mildly fragrant, and densely packed in a conical raceme that resembles an upside down bunch of grapes, hence the name Grape Hyacinth. A single bulb may produce up to 3 scapes and a single scape will have more than 20 flowers. Plant it in full sun to part shade. It is resistant to deer and is hardy in zones 4 – 8. 'Valerie Finnis' is a cultivar, the species originates from southeastern Europe.

Soil
Moderate
Plant Shape
Upright
Exposure
Full Sun, Partial Shade
Bloom Time
March - April, May - June
Bloom Color
Blue
Landscape Use
Bedding or Border
Wildlife Interest
Resistant To Deer
Plant Type
Bulb
Hardiness Zone
4 - 8