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PlantFiles: Dutch Hyacinth
Hyacinthus orientalis 'Peter Stuyvesant'

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

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Category:
Bulbs

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

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

Hardiness:
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)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Dark Purple/Black

Bloom Time:
Late Winter/Early Spring

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Flowers are fragrant
This plant is suitable for growing indoors
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
This plant is resistant to deer
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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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive coastalzonepush On Mar 10, 2013, coastalzonepush from Orlando, FL (Zone 9b) wrote:

these hyacinths are so fragrant! one of the best sights in spring and such rich color. (i grew them in NY not FL)

i grew them with Daffodils 'Geranium' and the effect was perfect. plus Geranium is slightly musky so the perfumed air was nice to breathe in.

Regional...

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

Garberville, California
Los Altos, California
Chicago, Illinois
South Ozone Park, New York
Coshocton, Ohio
Simpsonville, South Carolina
Buffalo, West Virginia



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