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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
description:
Spring flowering bulb. Dense compact spikes of rich amethyst violet-purple flowers, lighter at the petal edges. Excellent strong colouring.


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

propagation:
By bulb offsets, separated in summer while dormant.

usage:
Borders and containers.

other notes:
RHS AGM

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