Organic Muscari Armenian Seeds (Muscari armeniacum)
A low, but very fragrant and spectacular primrose, also known as "mouse hyacinth", despite its small size, the flower is a simple and effective way to decorate your summer cottage or home garden.
Organic Muscari Armenian Seeds (Muscari armeniacum)A type of bulbous plants of the genus Viper onion, a low, but very fragrant and showy primrose, also known as "mouse hyacinth". Despite its small size, the flower is a simple and effective way to decorate your summer cottage or home garden.
Muscari is one of the most unpretentious plants that grows actively on any type of soil, both in the sun and in partial shade. It is not demanding for watering and top dressing, it is not subject to diseases and temperature stresses. But it looks very interesting and picturesque - several dozen voluminous, sky-blue bells are formed on a low stem at once, which bloom in May and bloom for 3 weeks.
It is used for planting areas along the edges of paths in the garden, as well as for decorating alpine slides, rockeries and other elements of landscape design.
- plant height - 20-25 cm;
- inflorescence height - about 8 cm. flower diameter - 5 mm;
- flowering - May, for 3-4 weeks;
- planting in the ground - the first half of autumn;
- transplant to a new place - after 7 years;
- prefers fertilized, loose soil in a sunny or slightly shaded area;
- excellent productivity;
- no tendency to disease;
- withstands cold, spring frosts and snowless winters.
Landing: Seeds are sown in the spring after stratification, or in the fall to a depth of 1-2 cm. In the spring, thin filiform leaves will appear and the formation of a young bulb will begin. Plants from seeds bloom already in the 2-3rd year.
Muscari can be grown in one place for several years. Gradually, they turn into dense thickets, giving in the spring a huge amount of fragrant flowers. It is necessary to divide such overgrown families every 3-4 years from August to October. You can transplant them even during flowering, while digging with a large clod of earth so as not to expose the roots. Muscari are easy to propagate by self-sowing.
To prevent uncontrolled seed scatter, flower stalks should be cut off after flowering, leaving only the necessary amount for ripening. Ripe seeds remain viable for about a year. They need to be sown in the fall to a depth of 1-2 cm. In the spring, thin filiform leaves will appear and the formation of a young bulb will begin. Plants from seeds bloom already in the 2-3rd year.
Muscari are simply indispensable in decorating a spring garden, planted in the form of group compositions with other spring-flowering plants under the crowns of fruit trees. They have time to bloom even before the appearance of dense foliage, they are not afraid of light penumbra from the first leaves. Muscari look great in rock gardens, borders, along paths, in group compositions on lawns, in decorative pots and baskets.