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Hyacinthus orientalis 'Jan Bos'

garden hyacinth bulbs

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Hyacinthus orientalis 'Jan Bos'

garden hyacinth bulbs

  • available to order from summer 2021
  • 5 bulbs
  • £5.99 £4.79
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  • Standard (dispatched separately)
  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: any well-drained, moderately fertile soil (for container-grown bulbs use two parts John Innes No.2 compost to one part sharp grit)
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: April to May
  • Hardiness: fully hardy
  • Bulb size:16/17

    An old variety (it was first introduced in 1910), but still very popular as its sweetly scented clusters of vibrant pinkish-red, bell-shaped flowers take some beating. It's a superb choice for pots or front of border positions where you want something that stands out. The flowers are incredibly bright and can be used for cutting too.

  • Garden care: Using gloves plant bulbs 10-15cm (4-6in) deep and 15cm (6in) apart in early or mid-autumn.
  • Harmful if eaten/skin irritant