Bulbous plant with oblong, green leaves and upright, cylindrical inflorescences of usually blue flowers, borne in spring. Some varieties produce cut flowers.
Latin name: Muscari armeniacum "Argaei Album"
Cultivated in flower gardens, in rock gardens and in flowerpots. Ideal for bordering turfs. Plant in autumn, in well-drained soils at a depth of 10 cm (4 inches) and in sunny or partly shaded sites.
Propagated by division and by bulbils.
Affected by viruses.