Common Name: Grape hyacinth
Skill Level: Beginner
Exposure: Full sun
Soil type: Well-drained/light, Acidic, Chalky/alkaline, Sandy
Time to divide plants: June to August
Flowering period: April to May
Most grape hyacinths are so reliable and undemanding that they are taken for granted. They need no special care and, once planted, will flower and spread freely, so that division may be necessary every few years. This is a vigorous species with attractive bright blue flower spikes in spring.
Looks good with:Chionodoxa luciliae Gigantea Group