Muscari armeniacum, Grape Hyacinth

Muscari armeniacum, Grape Hyacinth

Muscari armeniacum is a species of flowering plant in the squill subfamily Scilloideae of the asparagus family Asparagaceae (formerly the lilies, Liliaceae). It is a bulbousperennial with basal, simple leaves and short flowering stems. It is one of a number of species and genera known as grape hyacinth, in this case Armenian grape hyacinth or garden grape-hyacinth. The flowers are purple,…

Tulip

Tulip

Tulips (Tulipa) form a genus of spring-blooming perennial herbaceous bulbiferous geophytes (having bulbs as storage organs). The tulip is a member of the Liliaceae (lily) family, along with 14 other genera, where it is most closely related to Amana, Erythronium and Gagea in the tribe Lilieae. There are about 75 species, and these are divided among four subgenera. The name “tulip” is thought to…

Planting 2019

Planting 2019

May 15, 2019 Replanted Tomatoes, added Basil and Marigolds in. Tomatoes Planter: Cherokee Purple, Orange Cherry from last year, Rainbow Tomatoes. Tomato order from compost bin: 1 purple Cherokee – yellow cherry 2 rainbow red, rainbow, yellow cherry, 3 yellow cherry bellow purple Cherokee –…