Hyacinthus orientalis 'Woodstock'
A unique hyacinth, literally 'bring-you-up-short' vibrance on a stalk with glowing purple-red flowers and a fabulous scent.
- Position: full sun or partial shade
- Soil: any well-drained, moderately fertile soil (for container-grown bulbs use two parts John Innes No2 compost to one part sharp grit)
- Rate of growth: average
- Flowering period: April
- Flower colour: deep magenta
- Other features: all parts of the plant may cause a mild stomach upset if ingested; contact with the bulbs may cause skin irritation
- Hardiness: fully hardy
- Bulb size: 15/16
A fabulous hyacinth with deep magenta-purple blooms that are delicately scented. Plant in mixed beds in the garden or in pots on the patio so you can move them around for best effect. A great colour for mixing with deep purples or plum shades to create a 'bruised' border.
- Garden care:Pot up and bring indoors if you want them to flower in January, otherwise plant 15cm deep and 15cm apart in a bright spot. For safety reasons always use gloves when handling these bulbs.
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