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Colourful Hyacinth Collection
- Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade
- Size: 15-16cm Bulb
- Zone: 4-8
- Bloom Time: Early to mid spring
- Height: 8 - 10 inches
- Soil Requirement: Loosen soil about 10" and water well after planting.
- Deer Resistant
- SKU: 09778
- Availability: In Stock
For each offer ordered, get 20In Greek mythology, the sun god, Apollo, created the hyacinth to honor the beauty of youth. Now, with our Colourful Hyacinth Collection, you can bring this beauty to your own garden. These Dutch bulbs burst forth into densely-packed, sweetly scented flowers clustered on the spikes of sturdy stems. Our selection of giant hyacinth orientalis flowers include the Blue Jacket (bright blue), Carnegie (white), Woodstock (maroon) and Fondant (soft pink) varieties.
These perennials in zones 4 to 8, so they do well in most climates. To get the most out of your hyacinth bulbs, place them in a sunny or semi-shaded patch of well drained clay, loamy or sandy soil. Bury the bulbs about six inches deep and six inches apart. Expect the first blooms in early or mid spring; each spike stands 8 to 10 inches tall and may contain up to 50 fragrant blossoms.
A welcome sight in spring, these colourful blooms brighten nearly any space. Equally suited to beds and containers, hyacinth can liven up a walkway or invigorate a patio. They make excellent companions for many less fragrant spring bloomers, as well. In addition to flower gardens, our colourful hyacinth collection is also popular indoors, and you can force blooms in mid winter. Welcome Apollo's rays with this selection of cheerful giant hyacinth.
- Botanical Name Hyacinthus orientalis
- Form Perennial
- Hardiness Zone 4-8
- Flowering Time Early to mid spring
- Light Requirements Full Sun, Partial Shade
- Flower Color Collection - various colors
- Flower Form Tubular, bell shaped flowers form a dense flower spike.
- Foliage Type Medium green, linear with curved edges.
- Growth Rate Medium
- Height/Habit 8 - 10 inches
- Spread 4 - 6 inches
- Planting Instructions 6" deep and 4 - 6" apart
- Soil Requirements Loosen soil about 10" and water well after planting.
- Will Tolerate Acidic Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
- Pruning Let foliage die down naturally. Leaves provide nourishment for bulbs to produce future growth and blooming.
Breck's Shipping Schedule
We will pack and ship your order based on the following schedule.
|2019 Fall Shipping Schedule|
|1AB-7A||8/12/19 - 11/1/19|
|7B-13B||8/19/19 - 11/11/19|
|Last Order Date||11/15/2019|
|ZONES||Fall Bulbs from Holland|
|1AB-7AB||8/12/19 - 12/9/19|
|8AB-13AB||8/26/19 - 12/9/19|
|Last Order Date||12/13/2019|
|1AB-13B||9/15/19 - 11/29/19|
|Last Order Date||11/25/2019|
The type of product you order or the weather in our area or your area may affect the anticipated shipping schedule above.
Based on the contents of your order we always strive to ship your order complete, and as early as possible in the planting season to allow for the best root development once planted.
To promote optimum stress protection in transit and your success in the garden, bareroot perennials are kept in the ground in our nurseries until fully dormant. In the Fall these plants tend to arrive at the later end of the shipping window above.
In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to delivery your orders via the USPS or FedEx. Large orders may be shippied in more than one package.
Bulb and perennial shipments direct from Holland are harvested in July and August dependent on the season and crop. Once fully inspected and packaged they are shippied direct to you in the most efficient manner to follow the dates above.
Upon placing your order you will receive an email confirmation with the details of your order and a delivery estimate.
You will also receive an email notification when your order actually ships with an updated arrival estimate.
At any time after you place your order you can check your order status on our website using your email or the account number found in your order confirmation email.
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If they are in stock, Garden Essentials ship within 4-7 days.
Please note that we cannot ship outside the 48 contiguous states.
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Our shipping and handling charges are as follows:
|Up to $40.00 order-||$9.95|
|$40.01 to $60.00-||$12.95|
|$60.01 to $80.00-||$14.95|
|$80.01 to $100.00-||$16.95|
|$100.01 to over-||$18.95|