Muscari latifolium (Grape Hyacinth)
Bulbous perennial with solitary, semi-erect, inversely lance-shaped, mid-green leaves. Dense racemes of oblong or urn-shaped violet-black flowers and crowns of paler, sterile flowers. March. Ht.15cm.(6in.). Grow in sun and well-drained soil. Good for edge of borders, woodland areas or containers.
Polygonatum x hybridum (Solomons Seal)
- Usually Flowers : May, June
- Suitable for cut flowers
Spreading rhizomes send up graceful, arching stems with large, dark green shiny leaves. Sprays of pendent, green-tipped, fragrant white bells on undersides of stems. May to June. Ht.75cm.(2.5ft.). Small black fruit after flowers. Grow in shade or part shade and fertile, moist, well-drained soil. Good for shady borders, woodland settings and cutting.