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Scientific Name: Hyacinthus orientalis (incl. hybrids)
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: Compact spring flowering bulb plant; leaves basal, linear, about 2 cm wide x 20 cm long; florets with short pedicle, highly fragrant, in an erect raceme.
Course(s): HORT 1155, HORT 1193/1293

Habit: Stiffly upright
Form: Oval - vertical
Texture: Coarse
Mature Size:
Height:0.2 - 0.4m
Spread:0.1 - 0.3m
Origin: Central / west Asia, Garden origin
Hardiness Rating: Zone 5: (-29 to -23 C)
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil/ Growing Medium: Well-drained
Water Use: Moderate
Landscape Uses: Container planting, Fragrance, Indoor plant, Perennial border, Spring interest
Additional Info: Google
Leaf Morphology:
Form: Simple
Arrangement: Basal
Texture/ Venation: Soft flexible
Surfaces: Glabrous
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Linear
Apices: Acute
Bases: Sheathing
Margins: Entire

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

Fruit Type: Capsule
Fruit Colour: Green
Fruiting Time: May, Jun

Bark or Stem Colour: n/a
Organ Modifications: Bulbs

Propagation: Division - below ground parts
Plant Care:
Optimal Temp.: Low indoor temperature
Light Level:Medium indoor light level
Pest Susceptibility: Pest resistant, Rabbit resistant, Mold
Specific Pests: Penicillium mold
(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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