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Muscari, Lady Blue
Stunning as a clear summer sky.
Lady Blue is a new Muscari armeniacum cultivar. We were impressed by its performance and flower color. When planted in mass, it’s the ultimate head-turner; planted with taller Triumph tulips or combined with pure white daffodils, it’s stunning. For a continuous blue presence in your garden, plant it with crocus Pickwick, Iris reticulata Harmony, hyacinth Blue Pearl, tulip Magic Lavender and allium Pinball Wizard.
One cardinal rule for planting flower bulbs, is to plant them in soil that is well-drained. Check the proposed planting site for standing water after a rainfall. If you must plant where the soil is known to remain wet, raise the soil level by 6-12" above the surrounding soil.
When to Plant Flower Bulbs
Fall is the time when nearly all spring blooming bulbs are dormant and the pleasant weather allows for shipping and planting. Plant flower bulbs in September or October to allow the most root growth.
Watering Flower Bulbs
After planting flower bulbs, water thoroughly to settle the soil around them and to encourage the Start of root growth. If ample rain is lacking, it may be necessary to water new plantings once a week in the fall. Flower bulbs also require water after blooming, during the stage when foliage is ripening; water weekly if rain is sparse.