Hyacinth bulbs,Blue Jacket (Blue) Great for indoor
Gorgeous, fat flower spikes are adorned with large, sweetly scented florets. The dark blue blooms are edged with palest blue and they sparkle in the sunlight as only hyacinths can. Favorite for pots and bowls, these aristocratic blooms will also add a touch of fragrance and elegance to borders and beds.
Plant hyacinths near where you will walk or sit come springtime. Pot up several handfuls. When the stems of colorful bells are just beginning to open, whisk the containers indoors. Then breath deeply. You've just grown your own home perfume. Nice, huh?
Beautiful fragrant flowers for borders, pots and bowls. Our assortment Hyacinth bulbs includes the strongest varieties in every available color. We supply large flower bulbs which will give impressive flower spikes.
They bloom at the same time as daffodils and some early varieties of tulips and they blend perfectly in a combined landscaping arrangement. Bulb size: 16/17 cm (TOP Size!)In many parts of the world hyacinths are coveted for their heady fragrance and grown for use in the production of perfumes. You may not choose to go into the fragrance business, but may still wish to take full advantage of this outstanding scent.
Outdoor Beds Find a location where the soil drains well. If there are still water puddles 5-6 hours after a hard rain, scout out another site. Or amend the soil with the addition of organic material to raise the level 2-3" to improve the drainage. Peat moss, compost, ground bark or decomposed manure all work well and are widely available. While hyacinths aren't fussy about soil, they will not survive in soggy soil or standing water. Site your hyacinths where they will get full day sun. In the hottest areas, a little afternoon is appreciated. Dig holes and plant the hyacinths bulbs 7-8” deep and 6” apart. The bulbs are round, larger than a golf ball and have papery skins. Plant them with the pointed end facing up. After planting, water hyacinths well to settle the soil around the bulbs. Roots will form in the autumn