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Hyacinths, with their unique vertical growth, jewel-like flower blooms, and captivating fragrance, are a winning choice for your spring garden. The uniform, upright shape of the flower spikes and jewel-tone colors have made Hyacinths a favorite for gardeners for hundreds of years. Shop our wide selection of Hyacinth bulbs today!
Bring Your Spring Garden to Life With Hyacinth BulbsHyacinth flowers bloom early in the spring season, often emerging from the blanket of snow to infuse delightful color into the cold, white landscape. The tiny, bell-shaped blooms come in a rainbow of colors, including varying shades of red, blue, and sensuous, soft pastels. Hyacinths are excellent for cutting and can perform just as well indoors as they do out in the garden. Throughout most of the U.S., hyacinths will return year after year, adding beauty and fragrance to garden beds and indoor bouquets.
Where Can You Grow Hyacinths?Hyacinths are versatile plants that thrive in U.S. growing zones 4 through 9, and do best when planted in sunny or partially shaded sites that offer well-drained soil. However, you can easily force your hyacinths indoors.
Are Hyacinth Bulbs Easy to Grow?Hyacinth bulbs are generally considered to be relatively easy to grow, making them a popular choice for both experienced and novice gardeners. Hyacinths are generally low maintenance flowers that are hardy enough to thrive in a wide range of climates and conditions. These flowering bulbs are known for their fragrant blooms and come in various vibrant colors. To ensure successful growth, it's important to plant hyacinth bulbs in the right season and provide them with adequate sunlight and well-drained soil. Additionally, regular watering during the growing season can help promote healthy growth and vibrant blooms. However, it's essential to avoid overwatering, as excessive moisture can lead to bulb rot.
What Types of Flowers Do Hyacinths Pair Well With?Hyacinth bulbs are ideal for formal, manicured garden settings such as a Victorian-style carpet bed and look equally as pleasing in window boxes, cottage gardens or spread randomly among daffodils, tulips and other spring flowering bulbs. For a bold, dramatic effect in your spring landscape, fill an entire bed with a single Hyacinth variety, or plant masses of Hyacinths to form a large, gently curving swath of color. For even more visual excitement, plant a single variety of tulip of a contrasting color along both sides of the Hyacinths—choose a tulip that will bloom simultaneously with your hyacinths.
For more information on hyacinths, read our article on how to grow hyacinth flowers.