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Picture of common grape hyacinth flowers (Muscari botryoides)....
Grape hyacinths picture.

Flowers bloom in early spring.

David Beaulieu
Common grape hyacinth is aptly named. Its flower spike produces small, fragrant flowers packed closely together, looking a bit like a bunch of grapes (especially before the blooms open, as they are rounded at this time). Despite its name, this is a distinct spring bulb plant from common hyacinth flowers (Hyacinthus orientalis). The latter's blossoms are star-shaped when fully open, and the overall size of the plant is greater.

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