Muscari 'Night Eyes'
Muscari 'Night Eyes'
Muscari 'Night Eyes'
Muscari 'Night Eyes'
Muscari 'Night Eyes'
Muscari 'Night Eyes'
Muscari 'Night Eyes'
Muscari 'Night Eyes'
Muscari 'Night Eyes'
Muscari 'Night Eyes'
Muscari 'Night Eyes'

Muscari 'Night Eyes'

"Grape hyacinth"

Muscari 'Night Eyes'

15 bulbs — £3.75

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Description

This is a new muscari cultivar, and it gives a modern twist to the classic blue grape hyacinth shape. Muscari 'Night Eyes' produces grape-like clusters of rounded, deep violet-blue florets, topped by snowy white caps. These sumptuous, rich clusters appear at the ends of flower stalks 15-20cm high, which makes them ideal for growing in patio pots and larger containers, raised beds, on rock gardens or at the front of beds and borders. They even look good naturalised in grass, or at the edge of a wooded garden area. Grape hyacinth 'Night Eyes' will multiply rapidly, with blooms returning every year in ever-greater numbers. Muscari always perform best in light, well-drained soil!

Traditionally, grape hyacinths make good companions to bright yellow daffodils, and despite its darker flower shade, Muscari armeniacum 'Night Eyes' is no different. It also combines well with low-growing species tulips and double bedding daisies (Bellis). Incidentally, the name Muscari comes from the light, musky scent that the flowers give off.

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 'Night Eyes'

  • Flower colour

    Blue

  • Leaf colour

    Green

  • Bulb size

    8/9

  • 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

  • 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 'Night Eyes' 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 'Night Eyes' 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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