Hyacinthus orientalis 'Delft Blue'

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5 bulbs £4.99 £2.99
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Buy Hyacinthus orientalis 'Delft Blue' garden hyacinth bulbs: Scented blue flowers for the garden

  • 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
  • Hardiness: fully hardy
  • Bulb size:16/17

    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.

  • Garden care: Using gloves plant bulbs 10-15cm (4-6in) deep and 15cm (6in) apart in early or mid-autumn.

  • Harmful if eaten/skin irritant
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Yes, I would buy these hyacinthus again

5

Perfect for pots beautifully fragrant

Fragrant

Lymington

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Quality bulbs at sale prices, cannot go wrong!

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Plant individually, into the cool dark, select bulbs of same height to pot up for displays. Keep those you are still to use on the dry side. Months of glorious scent if you stagger planting.

ZaraP

Hampshire

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Lovely deep colour and scent

5

In mixed border under deciduous shrubs to contrast with daffodils

Yvonne the optimist

Hertfordshire

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Hyacinthus orientalis'Delft Blue'

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Plants for outside my front door Hi Crocus I live in a flat and have pots outside my external front door. What plants can I grow in pots, in semi shade that will attract the bees? Thank you for your help. Kind regards Guy

Guy Smith

Hello Guy, The following plants would be suitable for your pots. Forget-me-not (Myosotis species) Bellflowers (Campanula species) Cranesbill (Geranium species) Dahlia - single-flowered species and cultivars Hellebores (Helleborus species) Japanese anemone (Anemone ?? hybrida) Fritillaries (Fritillaria species) Grape hyacinth (Muscari species) Hyacinth (Hyacinthus orientalis) Siberian squill (Scilla siberica) Winter aconite (Eranthis hyemalis) Box (Buxus sempervirens) Christmas box (Sarcococca species) I hope this helps, Helen Plant Doctor

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