Mauve muscari like plumes, compliment the inky foliage. Clusters of shiny black berries follow in the autumn/winter, mainly from plants in part shade, although will grow in the sun. Slow growing, easy and tough. This is a useful companion plant to many others providing a dramatic contrast equally well to plants with bright green foliage or to white flowered Snowdrops, Colchicum or Cyclamen for instance. Plants from divisions.
Woodland plants, but can be grown in the sun. Humus rich soil, water till established. 12" spread
RHS Award of Garden Merit.
This plant/cultivar has been awarded the RHS Award of Garden Merit because it has proved to be reliable in appropriate conditions and a good performing plant.For more information on RHS Award of Garden Merit plants visit www.rhs.org.uk/plants