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Hyacinth

Botanical Name
Hyacinthus orientalis
Min Zone
3
Max Zone
7
Height
6 to 10 inches
Flowers
Early to mid spring: blue, violet, white, rose, pink, yellow, apricot, salmon
Light
Full sun
Soil
Moist, well-drained (key)
Planting & Care
  • Plant 6 inches deep
  • Space 6 to 9 inches apart
  • Replace every 3 to 5 years as flowers decline
Problems
None serious
Varieties
  • Hollyhocks - double raspberry flowers
  • Multiflora & Roman - both have smaller, looser flower racemes, closer to wild species

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