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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
common grape hyacinth grape flower
Muscari leucostomum Muscari pulchellum
Muscari bucharicum Muscari racemosum
Muscari are bulbous perennials with linear or strap-shaped leaves and small bell-shaped, tubular or urn-shaped flowers borne in a dense raceme on an erect leafless stem
M. neglectum is a bulbous perennial to 30cm in height, with narrow, arching, green leaves that first appear in autumn, and erect stems bearing dense spikes of egg-shaped flowers up to 7mm in length in spring. The upper flowers are pale to mid-blue and the lower ones deep violet to blackish-blue
Europe to C Asia
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect North-facing or West-facing or South-facing or East-facing
Exposure Sheltered or Exposed
MoistureMoist but well-drained, Well-drained
SoilClay, Chalk, Loam, Sand
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Plant 10cm deep in autumn in any moderately fertile, well-drained soil. Lift and divide congested clumps when dormant in summer maintain vigour. May be invasive
Propagate by seed, sown in autumn, in containers in a cold frame or separate offsets in summer
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Garden Edging Low Maintenance Underplanting of Roses and Shrubs Flower borders and beds Ground Cover
City & Courtyard Gardens Gravel Garden Patio & Container Plants Wildflower meadow Cottage & Informal Garden Rock Garden
Pruning No pruning required; faded foliage may be removed if required
Pests Generally pest free
May be subject to a virus
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