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PlantFiles: Dutch Hyacinth
Hyacinthus orientalis 'Ana Lisa'

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Family: Hyacinthaceae
Genus: Hyacinthus (hy-uh-SIN-thus) (Info)
Species: orientalis (or-ee-en-TAY-liss) (Info)
Cultivar: Ana Lisa

Category:
Bulbs

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)
USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested
Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:
Magenta (Pink-Purple)

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring

Foliage:
Blue-Green
Smooth-Textured

Other details:
Flowers are fragrant
This plant is suitable for growing indoors
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Flowers are good for cutting

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
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Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Profile:

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive chrisw99 On Mar 17, 2009, chrisw99 from Los Altos, CA (Zone 9a) wrote:

Hyacinth orientalis Anna Liza (sometimes seen as Anna Lisa) is a bright purple pink. It blooms for me in early to mid March in my zone 9 garden. This photo is from my second group of them--my first, planted in 2003 has disappeared--not sure if a critter got them or they just aren't as persistent as others.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Los Altos, California
Wimberley, Texas



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