M. latifolium – M. latifolium is a small clump-forming bulbous perennial with a single grey-green basal linear leaf and spikes of densly-packed deep violet-blue bell-shaped flowers in spring.
Upright, Compact, Clump-forming
RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Blue, Violet in Spring
Grey-green in Spring
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Remove leaves only after they have completely died down.
Muscari latifolium (Grape hyacinth) will reach a height of 0.2m and a spread of 0.1m after 1 year.
Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, Bees (attract & feed bees), City, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Garden edging, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Rock, Underplanting
Plant bulbs 10 cm deep in well-drained, moderately fertile soil, preferably in autumn. Divide congested clumps when dormant in summer.
Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Well-drained, Moist but well-drained
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Partial Shade, Full Sun
North, South, East, West