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Scientific Name: Hyacinthus orientalis
Pronunciation: hye-uh-SIN-thuss or-ee-un-TAY-liss
Common Name: hyacinth
Family Name: Asparagaceae
Plant Type: Flowering pot plant, Herbaceous perennial
Key ID Features:
Course(s): HORT 1155, HORT 1193/1293


Habit: Stiffly upright
Form: Oval - vertical
Texture: Coarse
Mature Size:
Height:0.2 - 0.4m
Spread:< 0.1m
Origin:
Hardiness Rating: Zone 5: (-29 to -23 C)
Exposure: Part sun/part shade
Soil/ Growing Medium: Well-drained
Water Use: Moderate
Landscape Uses: Indoor plant, Spring interest
Additional Info: Google
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Leaf Morphology:
Form: Simple
Arrangement: Basal
Texture/ Venation: Soft flexible
Surfaces: Glabrous
Colour in Summer: Green
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Linear
Apices: Acute
Bases: Sheathing
Margins: Entire

 
 
Inflorescence Type: Raceme
Flower Morphology:
Corolla Shape:Tubular
Colour (petals): White, Violet, Yellow, Orange, Pink, Red
Flower Scent: Fragrant
Flower Time at Peak: Mar

 
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Organ Modifications: Bulbs


Propagation: Division - below ground parts
Plant Care:
Optimal Temp.: Low indoor temperature
Light Level:Medium indoor light level
Maintenance:Low
Pest Susceptibility: Pest resistant, Mold
Specific Pests: Penicillium mold
 
Location(s):
(AGB) Acer Griseum Bed
(BED) BEDding, container, or basket
(GAZ) GAZebo
(GAZS) GAZebo South
(HPZ) Horticulture PlaZa
(ONW) Overpass North side West
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