Hyacinth – Indoor House Plants

Hyacinth - Indoor House Plants

Hyacinth is among the world’s most fragrant blossoms. These spring-blooming bulbs bloom in the meantime as daffodils and tulips. They are a beautiful addition to any yard or garden, and the bulbs grow as well in containers as they do in garden beds. Spring blossoming bulbs with spikes of heavily fragrant, waxy flowers. Leaves are dark green, strap-like and form in clumps. Hyacinthus develop between 10-20cm (4-8) tall and arrive in an extensive variety of hues with many named assortments. Hyacinths are best grown in regions which experience winter frosts.

Scientific Name: Hyacinthus
Common Name: Hyacinths

Hyacinth - Indoor House Plants

How to grow and maintain Hyacinth:

Keep your Hyacinths bulbs in a dark location during cold treatment. Cover pot with a box, pot or black garbage bag if necessary. After shoots show up, move to bright light as directed above.

Pot your hyacinth in sandy soil that provides good drainage. Hyacinths can also be grown in water.

Water the hyacinth every 2 to 3 days. Try not to enable the soil to dry out completely.

Cool 45-65°F/7-18° C. Make your flowers last longer by keeping them in a somewhat cooler location. Blooms will last for 2-3 weeks if kept at a maximum of 65°F/18°C.

The most basic approach is to plant the bulbs in a bowl filled with bulb fiber. You can use a general purpose compost but you will need drainage. Water the compost or fiber before you begin.

Hyacinth bulbs that are forced into bloom indoors will not bloom a second time. They do deliver balances, which can be planted outside. In the event that you need to keep them, allow the foliage to die back naturally, then cut it back. Store the offset bulbs in a cool, dry place. Plant the bulbs in your flower garden in the fall.

Last updated on December 17th, 2018

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