Muscari latifolium J. Kirk
A native of Turkey, first described in 1860.
Photo – Muscari latifolium- 4 Apr 2018
Markedly wider leaves than majority of species. Sometimes known as the broad leaved Grape Hyacinth.
2. IPNI Data – First published in
Trans. Bot. Soc. Edinburgh vi. (1860) 30
3. Plants of the world online ref:
Lound Plant Centre Sep 2015 Suffolk Plant Heritage Sep 2017 (Helmingham Hall Plant Sale)
5. Description of supplier:
None given. But this page from Paghat the Rat Girl gives a lovely description. http://www.paghat.com/muscarilatifolium.html
6. Collection ID prefix:
0013, 0014, 0030,
Buds on flower head protected by the leaf as it pushes up.
Racemes are distinctly two tone. The lower flowers are a deep purple blue. The top flowers are a bright violet.