What are some facts about hyacinth flowers?


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Hyacinths bloom in the spring. Different types of Hyacinth bloom in colors that include salmon, white, purple, pink and yellow. They are prized for their hardiness and adaptability to many climates.

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Wild Hyacinth is native to the Middle East and most commonly found in Turkey. All Hyacinths are very fragrant. Many people plant a variety of colors to make attractive landscaping features. For best results it is recommended that Hyacinths are planted in the Fall months, 6-8 weeks before the first killing frost of the year. The flowers have been cultivated by commercial nurseries since the mid 16th century. Although Hyacinths are perennial flowers, many people plant fresh bulbs every year to maintain a large flower size in their beds.

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