Hyacinthus orientalis 'Woodstock'

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5 bulbs £5.99 £3.59
available to order from summer
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Buy Hyacinthus orientalis 'Woodstock' garden hyacinth bulbs: A 'bruised' coloured garden hyacinth

  • 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
  • Hardiness: fully hardy
  • Bulb size: 15/16

    A fabulous hyacinth with deep magenta-purple blooms that are delicately scented. Plant in mixed beds in the garden or in pots on the patio so you can move them around for best effect. A great colour for mixing with deep purples or plum shades to create a 'bruised' border.

  • Garden care: Pot up and bring indoors if you want them to flower in January, otherwise plant 15cm deep and 15cm apart in a bright spot. For safety reasons always use gloves when handling these bulbs.

  • Harmful if eaten/skin irritant
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Notes on Hyacinthus orientalis 'Woodstock'

"A unique hyacinth, literally 'bring-you-up-short' vibrance on a stalk with glowing purple-red flowers and a fabulous scent."

Bought these as a present

5

I made up pots of these to give as gifts

Blossom

Gloucester

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Stunning

5

Unusual jewel colour, very striking. Bought & planted up in a pot layered with other bulbs for a Christmas present and they were superb when they flowered.

Jo

Manchester

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Beautiful

5

My favourite hyacinth. Fragrance that stops you in your tracks, lovely colour, good 'doer'.

Jenko

Wiltshire

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Good looking

5

I have grown this form before and was very taken. The bulbs arrived strong and very healthy looking and I put into bowls with crocus for the patio and several in bowls for indoors. All have grown well and are the best scented that I have seen (and smelt). When those grown indoors have finished blooming I will then plant them in the garden.

The Gnome

Cambridgeshire

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I will be buying these again

5

These are without a doubt the healthyest bulbs that I have bought for a longtime. Although this is the first year that I have used Crocus, I wish I had known about them sooner. I have just recd. them so not planted as yet but have planted this variety before. They are striking planted among bronze and blue/mauve/purple crocus.

The Gnome

CAMBRIDGESHIRE

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When should I plant Hyacinthus orientalis Woodstock in a front garden with morning to mid afternoon sun? Also can you suggest a bulb planting scheme to give as much colour as possible throughout the year?

Doc

Hello, Hyacinth bulbs should be planted in autumn, so now would be the perfect time. As for creating a prolonged display, we do have a couple of collections on our site that may be of interest - please click on the following links to go straight to them 6 months of flowering bulbs http://www.crocus.co.uk/plants/_/6-months-of-flowering-bulbs/classid.2000017747/ Up to 6 months of daffodils http://www.crocus.co.uk/plants/_/narcissus-up-to-6-months-of-daffodils/classid.2000025380/ 6 months of bulbs http://www.crocus.co.uk/plants/_/six-months-of-bulbs/classid.2000020265/ Alternatively you can create your own using our plant search facility. Just select bulbs and then select each of the flowering months.

helen

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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