Muscari comosum
Muscari comosum
Muscari comosum
Muscari comosum
Muscari comosum
Muscari comosum

Muscari comosum

"Tassel grape hyacinth"

Muscari comosum

10 bulbs — £4.80

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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

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Description

Go glitzy with Muscari comosum, also known as 'Tassel Grape Hyacinth'! If you like plants with extra panache then this unusual tufty treasure might be right up your street. Amazing indigo buds open into a grape-like cluster of blooms which is topped off with a fetching violet tassel. Blooming later than ordinary Muscaris, you can enjoy watching these fabulous flowers unfurl from late spring - the perfect extension for a spring planting scheme, carrying the colour flow seamlessly into summer.

Thriving in partial shade, this flamboyant purple Muscari comosum is perfect for bringing sparkle to those dull corners under trees or around shrubs. And, growing to a height of up to 50cm, it’s not modest either. Plant them in groups for a bold effect or dot them around for a natural look.

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 comosum

  • Flower colour

    Purple

  • Leaf colour

    Green

  • Bulb size

    8/+

  • Established height

    20-30cm

  • 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

  • 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 comosum bulbs from mid to late autumn;

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

    • Plant your "Tassel 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 comosum 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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