Muscari 'Baby's Breath'
Muscari 'Baby's Breath'
Muscari 'Baby's Breath'
Muscari 'Baby's Breath'
Muscari 'Baby's Breath'
Muscari 'Baby's Breath'
Muscari 'Baby's Breath'

Muscari 'Baby's Breath'

"Grape hyacinth"

Muscari 'Baby's Breath'

15 bulbs — £3.75

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Delivery schedule

Orders placed before 1 September 2022
You can expect your order in September 2022

Orders placed 1 September - 15 October 2022
You can expect your order in October 2022

Orders placed 16 October - 15 December 2022
You can expect your order within 10 business days

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Description

Drifts of grape hyacinths (muscari) planted on their own or as a background for other blooms may be something you’ve seen before, but Muscari 'Baby's Breath®' is sure to make you pause for a second look. Unlike is well-known, bright-blue cousins, Baby Breath is a very pale, baby-blue that’s as soft as a spring morning. And, while human babies need tons of care and attention, these babies are low maintenance beauties that quietly get on with the business of blooming!

If you’re looking for soft blue, romantic shades, Muscari 'Baby's Breath®' fits the bill. Be sure to make them a feature of your spring garden’s floral design.

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

  • RHS Award (AGM)

  • Fully hardy

Specs & details

  • Botanical name

    Muscari 'Baby's Breath'®

  • Flower colour

    Blue

  • Leaf colour

    Green

  • Bulb size

    10/+

  • Established height

    10-20cm

  • Established spread

    5-10cm

  • Plant spacing

    150 bulbs per m2

  • Habit

    Upright
    Clump-forming

  • Life cycle

    Perennial
    Naturalising

  • Hardiness

    Fully hardy

  • Years to establish

    1st year

  • Sunlight

    Full sun
    Partial shade
    Dappled 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

  • RHS Award (AGM)

    Yes

  • 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

Other information

    • Plant your Muscari 'Baby's Breath' 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 'Baby's Breath' bulbs with the pointed side facing upwards.

    Read all planting & care instructions

  • Orders placed before 1 September 2022
    You can expect your order in September 2022

    Orders placed 1 September - 15 October 2022
    You can expect your order in October 2022

    Orders placed 16 October - 15 December 2022
    You can expect your order within 10 business days

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