Tag Archives: Grape hyacinths

Wordless Wednesday – Siberian squill and other ocean blues

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A Cuckoo in the Nest

Grape hyacinths, even Muscari armeniacum, don’t seem to last here for more than a couple of years in the garden. It is probably our soggy winter conditions and clay soil that does for them, but I do love their wonderful … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday – Amethyst and Turquoise

I love seeing blues appear in the spring flowers: the scilla, hyacinth, pulmonaria and anemone, but when I went to look for some to pick I found that I’ve only flirted with the true blues in the garden. My bunch … Continue reading

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