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Muscari Arrangement


Also called grape hyacinth, muscari is a royal blue bulb that begins to bloom in April. A few of these simple arrangements make a wonderful nature-inspired scene perfect for a table or a mantle.


  • Muscari blooms
  • Clump moss
  • Ball jars
  • Wooden stump vases
  • Tissue paper
  • Gardening shears


  1. Step 1

    Position clump moss inside a decorative wooden vase.

  2. Step 2

    Place ball jar inside vase so that it is surrounded by clump moss.

  3. Step 3

    Tuck in additional clump moss to conceal jar.

  4. Step 4

    Fill jar with tepid water.

  5. Step 5

    Trim the bottoms of cut muscari blooms with gardening shears, and place them inside jar.

The Martha Stewart Show, April 2008