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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

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(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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For maximum impact, partner them with flowers in a contrasting colour such as a pool of blue grape hyacinths.
An alternative to bluebells is grape hyacinths (Muscari armeniacum), which succeed in virtually any situation.
The shy primrose with perfume sweet, The carpet of grape hyacinths at your feet, And lovely daffodils with their trumpet shapes, Above cherry blossom, spring has come, it states.
Equally deer-proof and, in this case, easily integrated into naturalistic plantings, are grape hyacinths, or muscari.
Blue grape hyacinths and wood hyacinths share their hues.
You need to plant plenty of bulbs as grape hyacinths are small plants, so the more you plant the more of an effect you will have.
FRUITY FLOWERS Lemon-coloured and fruity fragrant Hawera produces up to six elegant dangling flowers per stem and looks sensational in late April and early May if planted between tulips and grape hyacinths.
THEIR heady perfume makes hyacinths a must-have, but limit the colours to blue and pink and combine with grape hyacinths and silvery-leaved dusty millers.
Grape hyacinths (muscari) are invasive, popping up all over the place, but the 'Magic' group including 'White Magic' are fantastic for growing in pots, as is M.
Grape hyacinths (muscari) have historically had a bad press because they are invasive, popping up all over the place, but the Magic group are fantastic for growing in pots, as is M.