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PlantFiles: Dutch Hyacinth
Hyacinthus orientalis 'Gipsy Queen'

Family: Hyacinthaceae
Genus: Hyacinthus (hy-uh-SIN-thus) (Info)
Species: orientalis (or-ee-en-TAY-liss) (Info)
Cultivar: Gipsy Queen
Additional cultivar information: (aka Gypsy Queen)

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8 members have or want this plant for trade.


6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

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

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

Bloom Color:

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring


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:
Unknown - Tell us

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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1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive eolivas103 On Jan 6, 2014, eolivas103 from Las Cruces, NM (Zone 8a) wrote:

For me, more pinkish then apricot but still enough of an orange tint that they are distinct from the true pinks.2nd blooms were more orange this year than last year but still had pink.

Neutral Sunny_Crimea On Mar 2, 2010, Sunny_Crimea from Simferopol
Ukraine wrote:

Hybridized by G.van der Meij, 1927


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

Garberville, California
Farmersburg, Indiana
Macy, Indiana
Skowhegan, Maine
Belleville, Michigan
Las Cruces, New Mexico
Coshocton, Ohio
, Ontario
Grants Pass, Oregon
Portland, Oregon
Media, Pennsylvania
Norristown, Pennsylvania
Gilmer, Texas
Salt Lake City, Utah
Vancouver, Washington

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