Muscari parviflorum

Muscari parviflorum

1. History/Origin

The only known autumn flowering species.

Parvis means small in Latin.

2. Ipni data – first published

Fl. Atlant. 1: 309 (1798)

https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/305868#page/346/mode/1up

3. Plants of the world online Ref

http://www.plantsoftheworldonline.org/?q=Muscari%20parviflorum


Collection notes
4. Supplier

Rare plants 2017

5. Description of supplier

‘Delicate powder blue spikes over a long period in the autumn.’

6. Collection ID prefix

0035,

7. Plant
8. Bulb
9. Leaves

2020 Oct 01 The tiny red leaves of two bulbs have broken the surface.

2020 Feb 08 Leaves showing a flush of red at their base.

10. Flowers

2020 Oct 08 Division seems to be the answer to the question ‘why haven’t you flowered for two years?’ After removing some of the many bulblets which had developed and repotting the originals, this year we have a welcome return to flowering 🙂

11. Seed

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