Armenia is the country of water and the sun which are perfect conditions for flowers.
Muscari armeniacum is a plant of the lily family. It is a typical Armenian flower, which is widely spread all over the world. Muscari armeniacum is one of the most commonly cultivated species of Muscari. The flowers are purple, blue, or pink; they are usually 15 centimeters tall. The flowers appear in the spring and form a spike. The flower color varies from pale blue to a very dark blue, almost black in some cases. The flowers remain beautiful for a long period. Armeniacum can also be kept indoors for flowering and natural decor on windowsills, desks or anywhere else you choose to display them. This genus name comes from the Turkish name recorded by Clusius in 1583. Possibly from the Latin word muscus which means flower aroma. In Russia, this plant is known also as <<гадючий лук>> (literary: adder onion) or <<мышиный гиацинт>> (literary: mouse hyacinth).
- Due to its many applications, including use as a pot plant and a cut flower, multiple award-winner Muscari armeniacum is by far most cultivated species. The flowers remain beautiful for a long time.
- Blooming for several weeks in mid-late spring, this beauty looks amazing when mixed with any other flowering bulbs.
- At the Keukenhof Gardens in Holland, there is a dense planting of Muscari armeniacum those winds through the Gardens, known as the “Blue River”.
For the biologis, Armenia is heaven for exploration; it is rich with fauna and flora due to the difficult relief, diversity of natural and climatic conditions, and geographical location. Having diverse and rich flora, the variety of plant-life in Armenia is truly astounding.