Muscari armeniacum

Muscari armeniacum

Grape hyacinth

2013


12 x 17cm

Watercolour on Fabriano Artistico extra white cotton rag 300gsm

Artist's collection


Muscari is a genus of perennial bulbous plants native to Eurasia that produce spikes of dense, most commonly blue, urn-shaped flowers resembling bunches of grapes in the spring. The common name for the genus is grape hyacinth.

This specimen was Muscari armeniacum, or Armenian grape hyacinth.