grape hyacinth


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grape hyacinth

n.
Any of various plants of the genus Muscari, native to Eurasia and having narrow leaves and dense terminal racemes of rounded, usually blue flowers.

grape hyacinth

n
(Plants) any of various Eurasian liliaceous plants of the genus Muscari, esp M. botryoides, with clusters of rounded blue flowers resembling tiny grapes

grape′ hy`acinth


n.
any plant belonging to the genus Muscari, of the lily family, having round blue grapelike flowers.
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Noun1.grape hyacinth - any of various early flowering spring hyacinths native to Eurasia having dense spikes of rounded blue flowers resembling bunches of small grapesgrape hyacinth - any of various early flowering spring hyacinths native to Eurasia having dense spikes of rounded blue flowers resembling bunches of small grapes
liliaceous plant - plant growing from a bulb or corm or rhizome or tuber
genus Muscari, Muscari - sometimes placed in family Hyacinthaceae
common grape hyacinth, Muscari neglectum - prolific species having particularly beautiful dark blue flowers
Muscari comosum, tassel hyacinth - large beautiful Mediterranean species having sterile bluish-violet flowers with fringed corollas forming a tuft above the fertile flowers
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Renown'; daffodils like 'February Gold', 'Ice Follies', or 'Salome'; and minor bulbs such as grape hyacinth (Muscari), honey garlic (Allium siculum), Siberian squill (Scilla siberica), and Spanish bluebell (Hyacinthoides hispanico).
The distinctive tufty bright blue head of grape hyacinth resembles Marge Simpson's hairdo so there's much to admire.
MUSCARI (GRAPE HYACINTH) THE grape hyacinth brings a burst of blue to spring, either crammed into pots or in drifts between deciduous shrubs.
The grape hyacinth, so–called because its bells are almost spherical and clustered tightly round their stems, is regarded by some gardeners as a pest.
The grape hyacinth, so called because its bells are almost spherical and clustered tightly round their stems, is regarded by some gardeners as a pest.
She examined three caves, and each one was yellow from pollen belonging to hollyhocks, grape hyacinth, yellow yarrow (Achillea), horsetail (Equisetum), seven other summer flowering plants, and evidence of pine branches.
Here at the garden, we've had violets flowering in October, a poppy out for Remembrance Day, a grape hyacinth in November and quite a few primulas basking in the autumn sunshine at the beginning of this month.
Other bulbs that were in the running were narcissus Avalanche, a multi-headed variety with white-petalled flowers with lemon-yellow cups, and muscari armeniacum, a delightful and reliable grape hyacinth which produces deep blue, long-lasting fragrant flowers.
Obvious candidates for now are bulbs - dwarf narcissi, cyclamen, tulips, grape hyacinth (Muscari) and crocus.
Faas's flower bulbs, as he hesitatingly admits, are grape hyacinth bulbs, still a popular appetizer in parts of Greece and Italy.
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The little bulbs--crocus, scilia, grape hyacinth, and snowdrops--bloom before winter is over.