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Grape hyacinth (Muscari armeniacum)
Photo: Jardin botanique de Montréal (Gilles Murray)

Members of the Liliaceae family, grape hyacinths multiply quickly and naturalize easily. They are ideal for rock gardens and borders, and combine well with daffodils and early-flowering tulips.

Grape hyacinths can be mass-planted to create a carpet or river effect with daffodils or early-flowering tulips grown in pockets to suggest islands.

 

Based on an article by Francine Joly and Lise Lacouture in Quatre-Temps magazine, Vol. 23, No.1.

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