11 Nectar Plants for Hummingbirds You Aren’t Growing Yet 

Any garden can benefit from grape hyacinth blooms' bright colors and delicious scent. Expert methods for growing healthy and gorgeous grape hyacinths

Grape hyacinths like full to partial sunshine and well-drained soil. Choose a sunny, well-draining garden spot.  

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Grape hyacinth bulbs should be planted in September or October before the first frost. This lets bulbs establish before winter.  

Planting Time  

Before planting, make sure the soil is loose and drains. Add compost or sand to thick clay soil to promote drainage. Grape hyacinths like neutral to slightly acidic soil.  

Preparing soil

Grape hyacinth bulbs should be planted 2–4 inches deep and 3–4 inches apart. Clustering plants improves their appearance.  

Planting Depth and Space  

Spring planting requires damp but not soggy soil. To let bulbs dormancy, reduce watering after flowering when foliage dies back.  

Watering

Grape hyacinth plants benefit from mulching to retain moisture, control weeds, and regulate soil temperature. Shredded leaves or wood chips make good mulch.  

Mulching  

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11 Nectar Plants for Hummingbirds You Aren’t Growing Yet