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Hyacinthus Orientalis 'Delft Blue' (Garden Hyacinth Bulbs)

Hyacinthus Orientalis 'Delft Blue' (Garden Hyacinth Bulbs)

Highly scented blue flowers

Porcelain-blue, star-shaped flowers crowd the upright flowerspike in spring, filling the surrounding air with their sweet perfume. A wonderful addition to pots and window-boxes, it also looks lovely planted in clumps or drifts throughout the border. Plant it near a pathway or entrance, so the scent can best be appreciated.

  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: any well-drained, moderately fertile soil (for container-grown bulbs use two parts John Innes No2 compost to one part sharp grit)
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: April and May
  • Flower colour: blue
  • Other Features: all parts of the plant may cause a mild stomach upset if ingested; contact with the bulbs may cause skin irritation
  • Hardiness: fully hardy Bulb size:16/17
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