Hyacinth, Tassle (Muscari comosum), packet of 20 seeds
Family: Hyacinth (Hyacinthaceae)
Hardy to Zones 4 to 8
Bulbous perennial flowering grape-purple to 18 inches, native to Europe. Plant prefers well-drained garden soil or woodland soils in the sun to part shade. Bulbs are a source of mucilage and a poulticing agent, edible if cooked or pickled. Sow seeds as soon as possible after receipt. Sow fall or spring. Use ceramic pots filled with peaty mix to 1/2 inch below the rim, sprinkle in the seeds liberally, hold the seeds down with a 1/4 inch deep layer of sharp grit. Germinates best in an unheated greenhouse. Do not transplant until bulbs form. Space 6 inches apart.
20 seeds per packet