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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: 8-10 inches
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Blue
Lavender
Orange
Pink
Purple
Red
White
Yellow
Flower Time: Spring
Other: Forced (in water or soil)
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer 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: Chipping, Scooping, Twin-Scaling
Pollinators: Bees
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant

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Common names
  • Hyacinth
  • Common Hyacinth
  • Dutch Hyacinth

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Comments:
  • Posted by Newyorkrita (North Shore, Long Island, NY ) on Oct 18, 2013 4:52 PM concerning plant:
    Vivid jewel colors and lovely scent on the Hyacinth flowers.
  • Posted by Mindy03 (Delta KY) on Feb 8, 2012 1:54 PM concerning plant:
    Honey bees get nectar from this plant.
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