Potted Grape Hyacinths - Bulb

Muscari armeniacum 
Potted Grape Hyacinths

Bring spring indoors!

If you like it colourful indoors, or on the patio or decking, then you must not miss this special offer! Stand these potted blue grape hyacinth bulbs (Muscari armeniacum) in a pretty planter and enjoy a wealth of enchanting blue from these fast growing blue grape hyacinths on your garden table come the spring! Potted bulbs can be planted over into the garden after flowering and you'll see them again year upon year! Perfect for allowing to naturalise!
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Planting and flowering details
  • Planting
  • Plant your blue grape hyacinths as soon as possible after receipt in the garden, pots or window-boxes – keep frost free until then. The bulbs should be planted in a hole 3 times deeper than the height of the bulb - a 2 cm bulb goes in a 6 cm hole. Loosen the soil with a fork and plant the bulb roots down. Refill the hole and avoid walking over where planted. The more bulbs, the better the effect. Plant in groups of at least 25 bulbs, or divide up to 50 bulbs evenly over the border or flower bed.
    Blue grape hyacinths in pots
    Blue grape hyacinth (Muscari armeniacum) thrive in pots or window-boxes too. Use fresh potting compost and layer the bottom with gravel or hydro-pellets. The hole should be 3 times the height of the bulb. The pink variety of the Forget-me-not is perfect for growing amongst these blue grape hyacinths.
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  • Care
  • Muscari armeniacum is a small bulb, ideally suited to naturalising. The bulbs can stay in the same place for years on end. For best results, we advise feeding with Bakker's bulb fertiliser immediately following flowering. This will guarantee profuse flowering in the following year, especially if you only cut back the foliage once it has turned yellow. Growing in the lawn? Then hold off mowing the grass until all muscari leaves are yellow. This way, your Muscari armeniacum will reward you with even more flowers. If replanting at all, do so immediately after flowering. Protect potted bulbs from frost by storing in a frost-free position or wrapping in bubble wrap. Water in periods of drought.
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  • Specifics
  • The blue grape hyacinths are very popular and really are a must for every garden with their intense colour. The special blue (and pink and white) get lovelier and even richer, every year. You will be surprised just how lovely such a small plant can be. Really perfect for naturalising!
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  • Extra information
  • Latin name Muscari armeniacum 
    Delivery type Supplied as container plant
    Guarantee 100% growth and flowering guarantee
    Color Blue
    Light preference full sun ,  partial sun ,  full shade
    Scented not scented
    Flowers for cutting no
    Flowering period March - April
    Growing height10 - 20 cm
    Planting distance5 cm
    Planting depth5 cm
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