Hyacinth

Hyacinthus orientalis 'Woodstock'

Hyacinth - Hyacinthus orientalis  'Woodstock'

Common Name: Hyacinth
Genus: Hyacinthus
Species: orientalis
Cultivar: 'Woodstock'

Category: Bulbs, Corms, Tubers & Rhizomatous Plants
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Has fragrant flowers/foliage, Suitable for growing in containers

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.30 m (30 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 0.08 m (8 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Purple, Pink
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: April

Soil Type: Sandy/Light or Chalky/Alkaline
Soil Moisture: Dry, well drained or Moist, but well drained


  • Other features: all parts of the plant may cause a mild stomach upset if ingested; contact with the bulbs may cause skin irritation

A fabulous hyacinth with deep magenta-purple blooms that are delicately scented. Plant in mixed beds in the garden or in pots on the patio so you can move them around for best effect. A great colour for mixing with deep purples or plum shades to create a 'bruised' border.

  • Garden care: Pot up and bring indoors if you want them to flower in January, otherwise plant 15cm deep and 10cm apart in a bright spot. For safety reasons always use gloves when handling these bulbs.

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