Grape Hyacinth

Grape hyacinth flowers

Grape hyacinth flowers

Grape hyacinth (Viper bow) spring flowers against green, blurred background, horizontal orientation

Photo by: Aleksandar Milutinovic

Aleksandar Milutinovic

The grape hyacinth (Muscari armeniacum) grows 6 to 12 inches tall and works well massed in bed, borders, rock gardens, under deciduous trees or planted in containers. The early-spring bloomer appreciates well-drained soil and grows best in full sun to part shade. It naturalizes quickly and easily. Some cultivars and related species are hardy in USDA Zones 3 and 9.

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