Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of ornamental plants of the order Liliaceæ and the tribe Scilleæ, characterized by its globose or urn-shaped flowers.

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  • noun sometimes placed in family Hyacinthaceae

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Examples

  • Liriope muscari is the “clumping” kind that does not spread by runners and basically stays where you put it (think “m” muscari = mounding) .

    Don’t Monkey Around: It’s time to trim your Monkey Grass « Sugar Creek Gardens’ Blog

  • Lovely bowls of muscari, tulips, daffs and narcissus = = and NO tedious Big Dig.

    Tina gets creative with container gardening presentation at Missouri Botanical Gardens « Sugar Creek Gardens’ Blog

  • There are lots of great varieties of Liriope muscari.

    Don’t Monkey Around: It’s time to trim your Monkey Grass « Sugar Creek Gardens’ Blog

  • What to buy: Look for bulbs such as amaryllis, hyacinth, daffodil, muscari, narcissus (shown in the box above) or crocus (shown in the glass) at your local florist or garden center.

    Spring Forward

  • Making our way along the banks of the stream, our asparagus stash growing, we stopped to study the wild flowers: indigo blue muscari* (Marie Françoise tells me she used to dye her doll's clothes with the boiled flowers), mustard yellow "genêt" * (also good for dye and used in edible flower salads), and "fumeterre".

    vivace - French Word-A-Day

  • Every year the muscari seem to spread some more and every year the neighbors comment on how cheerful they look.

    souci - French Word-A-Day

  • You would think when a bowl hits a tree the sound would be fierce, a loud clatter as stoneware explodes on birch bark dispersing shards in daffodils and grape muscari, but the noise is gentle, a thudding clink like empty bourbon bottles rattling hollow in Monday morning trash; yet this contusion of wood upon ceramic,

    When a Bowl Hits a Tree

  • Making our way along the banks of the stream, our asparagus stash growing, we stopped to study the wild flowers: indigo blue muscari* (Marie Françoise tells me she used to dye her doll's clothes with the boiled flowers), mustard yellow "genêt" * (also good for dye and used in edible flower salads), and "fumeterre".

    French Word-A-Day:

  • Making our way along the banks of the stream, our asparagus stash growing, we stopped to study the wild flowers: indigo blue muscari* (Marie Françoise tells me she used to dye her doll's clothes with the boiled flowers), mustard yellow "genêt" * (also good for dye and used in edible flower salads), and "fumeterre".

    French Word-A-Day:

  • In my old garden, I had planted ribbons of muscari.

    souci - French Word-A-Day

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