Hyacinth

Hyacinthus spp.

profile iconHyacinthus 'Red Magic' 01
by Kor!An (Андрей Корзун) (CC BY-SA 3.0)
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profile iconHyacinthus 'Red Magic' 01
by Kor!An (Андрей Корзун) (CC BY-SA 3.0)
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Hyacinthus is a small genus containing 3 bulbous perennial species in the Asparagaceae family, originating from the Eastern Mediterranean region. They have broad strap-shaped leaves and spikes of scented bell-shaped flowers with reflexed, backwards bending petals. Commonly known as Hyacinth, they are popular garden and houseplants and there are many cultivars and hybrids available bred to have more densely clustered flowers and a wide range of colours.
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Planning

Flowering time

Spring

Propagation

Special features

Attractive flowers

Pot plant

Indoor plant

Environment

Light

Full Sun, Partial Shade, Partial Sun

Soil moisture

Moist

Soil PH preference

Acid, Neutral, Alkaline

Frost hardiness

Hardy

Personality

Family

Asparagaceae

Flower colour

Multicoloured, Purple, Pink, White, Yellow, Blue
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