Muscari 'Julia'
Muscari 'Julia'
Muscari 'Julia'
Muscari 'Julia'
Muscari 'Julia'
Muscari 'Julia'
Muscari 'Julia'
Muscari 'Julia'
Muscari 'Julia'
Muscari 'Julia'

Muscari 'Julia'

"Grape hyacinth"

Muscari 'Julia'

15 bulbs — £3.75

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Orders placed before 1 September 2024
You can expect your order in September 2024

Orders placed 1 September - 15 October 2024
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Description

The beautiful and unique Muscari 'Julia' is sure to make heads turn with her striking blue and white flowers. The delicately ruffled shape of the petals creates a stunning contrast against the lush green foliage. This eye-catching grape hyacinth variety is sure to add a touch of elegance to any outdoor area. It is often used in flower beds and borders, providing a beautiful accent!

The vibrant blue hues of Muscari 'Julia' will draw attention from all passersby, making it the perfect centerpiece for your outdoor area. This bulbous perennial is very low maintenance, making it ideal for busy gardeners who don’t have a lot of time to dedicate to their plants. It can survive a wide range of temperatures, so it’s perfect for any region. Not only does Muscari 'Julia' look amazing in a garden, they also make a great addition to any bouquet. These long-lasting blooms will stay fresh for days, making them a great choice for special occasions.

One of those wonderfully obliging plants that takes care of itself, over time, Muscari will multiply to form glorious swathes of spring colour. Try dotting it through a border, planting in small pockets across a rockery, underplanting a shrub, or allowing it to naturalise in long grass. If you don’t have the space to let it run free, try growing in a container instead to restrict spread. Cram as many as you can into a pot, making sure there are a couple of centimetres between each bulb.

They don’t come any more zingy and fresh than Muscari 'Julia'.  In spring, sky blue and pale green flowers burst into life above grassy foliage, perfectly encapsulating the lush newness of the season. These early-flowering bulbs are an invaluable source of nectar for newly emerged pollinators—meaning as well as getting to enjoy a blast of spring colour, you will also be doing your bit for wildlife!

Key features

  • Perfect for pots

  • Comes back every year

  • Attractive to wildlife

  • Loved by pollinators

  • Naturalising

  • Thrives well in full sun

  • Great for shade

  • Packed in paper bags

  • Low maintenance

  • Fully hardy

Specs & details

  • Botanical name

    Muscari 'Julia'

  • Flower colour

    Blue, white

  • Bulb size

    8/9

  • Established height

    10-20cm

  • Established spread

    5-10cm

  • Plant spacing

    150 bulbs per m2

  • Leaf colour

    Green

  • Habit

    Upright
    Clump-forming

  • Life cycle

    Perennial
    Naturalising

  • Hardiness

    Fully hardy

  • Years to establish

    1st year

  • Sunlight

    Full sun
    Partial shade
    Dappled shade
    Full shade

  • Position

    Sheltered
    Exposed

  • Suitable for

    Pots
    Large containers
    Borders
    Ground cover
    Gravel gardens
    Wildlife gardens
    Rockery
    Cottage gardens
    Low maintenance gardens

  • Soil acidity

    Any

  • Soil moisture

    Free draining

  • Soil type

    Loam
    Sandy
    Stony
    Multipurpose compost
    Loam-based compost
    Clay

  • Growing skill

    Easy to grow

  • Scented

    No

  • Pollinator-friendly

    Yes

  • Mouse resistant

    No

  • Rabbit resistant

    Yes

  • Deer resistant

    Yes

  • Toxicity

    No report

Plant calendar

JanFebMarAprMayJuneJulyAugSepOctNovDec
  • Planting
  • Flowering

Useful information

    • Plant your Muscari 'Julia' bulbs from mid to late autumn;

    • Plant in borders or containers in sun or partial shade;

    • Plant your "Grape hyacinth" bulbs two to three times as deep as the bulb is high;

    • Space the bulbs about twice the bulb diameter apart;

    • Place the Muscari 'Julia' bulbs with the pointed side facing upwards.

    Read all planting & care instructions

  • Orders placed before 1 September 2024
    You can expect your order in September 2024

    Orders placed 1 September - 15 October 2024
    You can expect your order in October 2024

    Orders placed 16 October - 15 December 2024
    You can expect your order within 10 business days

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