Quick facts and care essentials
• True bulb
• Zones 2-24, 29-43
• Full sun or light shade
• Regular watering during growth and bloom
Grape hyacinth’s narrow, grassy leaves emerge in fall and live through winter’s cold and snow. Small, urn-shaped blue flowers, carried in 8-inch spikes, bloom in spring. Plant bulbs in fall, setting them 2 inches deep and 3 inches apart.