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Hyacinthus orientalis ‘Carnegie’

Dutch hyacinth

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Features

  • BloomsMarch to June
  • Height0.2m to 0.3m
  • Growth HabitRosette
  • Flower ColourWhite
  • Leaf ColourMedium green

Description

Hyacinthus orientalis ‘Carnegie’ (Dutch hyacinth). Has spikes of white flowers in early spring with medium green leaves.

Characteristics

Perennial, Deciduous, Bulb, Fragrant

Other common names

Hyacinth

Origin

Mediterranean

Interest and use

Fragrance, border, cutting bed, container, indoors.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Sandy, Loamy
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

Watch out it is poisonous and allergenic.

Propagation

Remove offsets when dormant in late summer or early autumn.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Aphids, grey bulb.

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