Muscari armeniacum - What to do with all the bulblets?

Jane McGary
Sat, 11 May 2013 17:26:18 PDT

If you plant Muscari armeniacum, place it under large shrubs where it 
will not cause trouble in the future. It is like a weed. It does not 
matter how deep you plant them, they will grow and grow!

Jane McGary
Portland, Oregon, USA

At 01:52 PM 5/11/2013, you wrote:
>Dear All,
>My neighbour has given a big lot of Muscari armeniacum that he was 
>throwing away. I sorted them by size: large (1,5 - 2 cm), medium, 
>small, tiny. Many of the large and medium are in bloom, and I will 
>be planting them in several large pots, then I'll bury the pots so I 
>can fine them after the flowers and leaves have faded.
>I was wondering how to handle the bulblets - I must have 500 of them 
>- and would appreciate any advice from more experienced 
>members.  Can I also plant them in pots the same as the larger ones 
>and expect them to grow in size and eventually bloom.  My idea would 
>be to plant them in a swath once large enough?  Grateful too for 
>advice on how deep to plant them?  6? 8? 10 cm ?
>J. Denys Bourque
>Saint-Jacques, NB   CANADA [Zone 3a]

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