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    Hyacinth @ Saruie Imperial Park
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    Hyacinth @ Koto-ku(Tokyo)
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    Hyacinth @ Koto-ku(Tokyo)
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    Hyacinth @ New York Lamp & Flower Museum
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    Hyacinth @ Hokkaido
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    Hyacinth @ Saruie Imperial Park
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    Hyacinth @ Kinshicho
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    Hyacinth @ Kyoto Botanical Garden
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    Hyacinth @ Kiba Park
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    Hyacinth @ New York Lamp & Flower Museum
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    Hyacinth @ Odawara PA

Basic information

Flower Name
Formal Name
Hyacinthus orientalis
Hyacinth, Common hyacinth
Greece, Turkey and other Mediterranean Sea coast
cold-resistant bulbous plant


What is Hyacinth

Hyacinth (scientific name: Hyacinthus orientalis) is native to the Mediterranean coast and is a cold-resistant bulb plant of the Asparagaceae. It is a plant that is relatively easy to cultivate. Like morning glory, elementary school is used to hydroponically cultivate hyacinth in a science class and to learn the growth of plants in Japan. The leaves are thick and slender, and the tip is sharp. From winter to the next spring, the race flower stretches out from the tip of a thick flower stem which originated from the root of the leaves, and a large number of funnel-shaped florets are gathered and made to bloom. Flower color is rich, blue purple, white, pink, red and yellow. It likes sunlight and well-drained soil. It is used for planting flowers, potted plants and cut flowers.

Common name: hyacinth, Scientific name: Hyacinthus orientalis, aka: Common hyacinth, Place of Origin: Mediterranean Coast of Greece to Turkey, Living Type: Cold-resistant Bulb Plant, Plant heigh: 20 to 30 cm, Flower Color: Blue Violet, White, Pink, Red and Yellow, Flowering Period: December to April, Flower Diameter: 2 to 3 cm, Inflorescence length: 10 to 20 cm.

Detailed information

H. orientalis
Flower language
Love beyond the sorrow (Jan 02, Jan 04, Jan 07, Jan 16, Jan 26, Feb 07, Apr 11)
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Racemous Inflorescence
Petal shape
Leaf type
Wide linear
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
GardenPot flower
Red, Pink, Blue, Violet, Orange, Yellow, White
20 ~ 30 [cm]
2 ~ 3

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