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About Garden Hyacinth
Hyacinthus orientalis is a hardy, perennial, bulbous herb with basal, narrowly strap-shaped leaves and fragrant spring flowers that rise on an erect stalk. It grows easily in organically rich, medium moisture, well-drained soils in full sun. It can be grown in USDA zone 4 with mulch, but does well in higher zones without mulch.
Also known as
Common Hyacinth and Dutch Hyacinth
How to care for Garden Hyacinth
Garden Hyacinth needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Garden Hyacinth love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Garden Hyacinth does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Garden Hyacinth after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.