Dutch Hyacinth (Hyacinthus orientalis 'Jan Bos') in the Hyacinths Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 7-11 inches
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Red
Other: Vermillion red; Pinkish red with white blush
Flower Time: Spring
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Toxicity: Other: Contact with bulbs may cause an allergic skin reaction.
Propagation: Seeds: Start indoors
Other info: can take many years for hyacinths to go from seeds to bloom
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Offsets
Bulbs
Other: Plant hyacinth bulbs in fall, 6 to 8 weeks before a hard frost is expected and when soils are below 60 degrees F. This is usually during September and October in the North, and October and November in the South. Dig a hole 6 to 8 inches deep. Set the bul
Pollinators: Bees
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM
Child plants: one child plant

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Posted by quietyard (Tucson, Arizona) on Mar 4, 2013 3:39 PM

Lovely color and fragrance.

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