Hyacinthus orientalis growing herbaceous geophyte of the genus Hyacinthus also known as Wild Hyacinth, Hyacinthus orientalis perennial deciduous sometimes grown as annual used as ornamental cut flower fragrant plant, can grow in mediterranean, subtropics or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 4-10.
Leaves color green that grow from the bulb in lance shape.
Hyacinthus orientalis flowers
Flower fragrant color can be: purple, pink or white, the flowers grow on stalk the flower has 5 petals and in a cone shape.
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Requirements for Hyacinthus orientalis growing and care:
Winter chill, dry summer, Loamy, well-drained soil, in wet summer areas need to take the bulbs out of the ground in the end of the season
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?
Yes, if you want the same color and shape
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Need dry summer
Autumn / Winter
Pests and diseases:
Spring / Summer
How to prune:
All the dead leaves and the bloom stalk
Size of the plant?
10-20 cm, 4-8 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing / Slow growing (until establish bulb)
Small amount of water / Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
No (but because the season of the flower short you can put it indoor when it’s bloom)
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Winter / Spring
General information about the flower
Trumpet shape flower with five petals can be in colors: purple, pink or white