Hyacinthus is a genus of bulbous flowering plants, formerly
placed in the lily family Liliaceae but now regarded as the
type genus of the separate family Hyacinthaceae. Hyacinth
has a single dense spike of fragrant flowers in shades of
red, blue, white, orange, pink, violet, or yellow.
Hyacinth are early blooming annual bulbs.
Other Names: Dutch Hyacinth, Common Hyacinth,
Feather Hyacinth, Purse Tassel, Wild Hyacinth
Descriptions: Hyacinth have vibrant lush
blossoms composed of bell-shaped flowers.
Size: Hyacinth are 6 to 12 icnhes tall.
Symbolism: Hyacinth flowers symbolize
games, sports, rashness, and playful joy. Hyacinth
also represents love’s presence over long stretches
of time and place. Hyacinths are also sometimes
associated with rebirth.
Grow Details: Hyacinths are moderately
easy to grow.
Soil Type: Well
Drained Soil - Moderately Fertile
Soil PH: PH 6.5-7.5
Light: Full Sun to PArt Shade
Grow Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Height: Hyacinth are 6 to 12 icnhes
Flower Colors: Magenta, Indigo, Pink,
Blue, Yellow, Orange, and White
Propagation: Propagate hyacinth by
seed or division.
Division/Transplants: Divide hyacinth
every 2-3 years.
Blooming Period: Spring
Herbal Remedy Properties: Grape hyacinths
are used for its diuretic and stimulant properties.
Native Area: Hyacinth are native of Turkey
and the Middle East.
Other: Hyacinth bulbs and plants may be
irritating to the skin and gastrointestinal tract.
Hyacinth Flower Gifts
| A form of the common hyacinth is
the less hardy and smaller blue- or white-petalled
Roman hyacinth of florists. These flowers should
have indirect sunlight and are to be moderately