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Scientific name: Hyacinthus orientalis      hi-a-sin-thus or-e-in-talis

Common name: Hyacinth

Design Characteristics

Height  6-18"
Spread  4"
Form  upright
Texture  medium-coarse
Flower color  blue
 white
 pink
Leaf color  green
Time of bloom  Spring

Horticultural Characteristics

Light
requirement
 full sun-part shade
Soil
requirement
 well-drained soil
Propagation
method
 bulb
USDA Hardiness Zone   4-9

Miscellaneous

Peculiarities/Problems   
Uses  rock garden
 forcing inside
Comments  strong fragrance
 may get top heavy and fall over