Common Names: Grape hyacinth
Sub-category: Hyacinth subfamily
It is a robust plant, with large bulbs which have thick fleshy roots. Each bulb produces several greyish-green leaves. Flowers are borne in a spike or raceme. Individual flowers are 7 to 9 mm long, grey-white when fully open, sometimes with a bluish tone; they have a distinct scent of musk.
Sometimes grown as an ornamental plant. In Connecticut they are commonly found in residential areas or along the edges of forests and roadsides. Blooms in spring.
Primary Flower Color: Blue/Purple
Secondary Flower Color: White