Muscari botryoides ‘Album’ Sweetly perfumed pure white bells. Slender racemes of fragrant long-lasting densely packed bells, like upside-down grape clusters, show best when closely planted.
The various species of Muscari make attractive borders, edging, or brightly colored filler between other bulbs. They thrive and increase except in damp or shady areas. Divide when dormant in summer. Do not cut their autumn leaves or they will lose vigor.
4–6" tall. Mid Spring blooms, Z3-8. 5cm/up bulbs.
6624 Pearls of Spain White Grape Hyacinth
Novelties and Specialties
The Royal General Bulbgrowers Association in Holland (Koninklijke Algemeene Vereeniging voor Bloembollencultuur, or KAVB) puts this large group of diverse flowers into a boring catch-all category: Miscellaneous Bulbs. The expensive catalogs call them specialty or accent bulbs; some call them minor or dwarf bulbs (even though some of the fritillaries are huge!); Louise Beebe Wilder covered most of them in her 1936 classic Adventures with Hardy Bulbs. Whatever you call them, most are uncommonly sweet, delicate, colorful, and completely welcome in spring.
Descriptions and Codes
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