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PlantFiles: Grape Hyacinth
Muscari armeniacum 'Big Blue'

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Family: Hyacinthaceae
Genus: Muscari (mus-KAR-ee) (Info)
Species: armeniacum (ar-men-ee-AH-kum) (Info)
Cultivar: Big Blue

6 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Bulbs

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Medium Blue
Dark Blue
Blue-Violet

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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1 positive
No neutrals
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive sdagutis On Apr 9, 2006, sdagutis from Oakton, VA (Zone 7a) wrote:

Clusters of chubby little deep cobalt-blue bells grow on sturdy stems. Hardy and carefree, these fragrant charmers easily spread into thick masses. Plant them anywhere -- in sun or shade. Deer resistant.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Croton On Hudson, New York
Oakton, Virginia



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