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Garden Grape-hyacinth, Muscari armeniacum
Photographs: Bantry, Co. Cork

Garden Grape-hyacinth
Muscari armeniacum
Family: Liliaceae

Flowering April-May. Perennial bulb. Garden escape.

Spikes of small, bell-like blue flowers with white rims. A garden bulb with narrow green leaves that spreads vegetatively or by seed and is the most frequently planted Muscari species in gardens. Height to 25cm.

An occasional garden escape, relic of cultivation or garden discard

Grape-hyacinth, Muscari armeniacum
Garden Grape-hyacinth, Muscari armeniacum

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