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botanical name:
Hyacinthus orientalis 'Paul Hermann'
Hyacinthus orientalis 'Paul Hermann' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Hyacinth
family:  Asparagaceae
characteristics: perennial, scented/aromatic
height: 0.30m
width: 0.15m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bulb/corm
leaf colour: blue-green
flower colour: purple
main season: Spring
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
Spring flowering bulb. Dense compact spikes of rich amethyst violet-purple flowers, lighter at the petal edges. Excellent strong colouring.

Any moderately fertile, well drained soil in sun or part shade. Avoid excessive winter wet. Easily grown in containers.

By bulb offsets, separated in summer while dormant.

Borders and containers.

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