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.
Calla Lily Lily of the Valley Iris Pansy Jack in the Pulpit Dutchman's Breeches Lupine Lavender Peony Buttercup Grape Hyacinth
The little bulbs--crocus, scilia, grape hyacinth
, and snowdrops--bloom before winter is over.