Hyacinthus orientalis 'Fondant'

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Buy Hyacinthus orientalis 'Fondant' garden hyacinth bulbs: The flowerspike is crowded with flaring, bell-shaped flowers.

  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: any well-drained, moderately fertile soil (for container-grown bulbs use two parts John Innes No.2 compost to one part sharp grit)
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: April to May
  • Hardiness: fully hardy
  • Bulb size: 16/17

    Fondant has a flowerspike which is crowded with flaring, bell-shaped flowers that have a deliciously sweet scent. The petals are a soft shade of apple blossom pink, becoming paler towards the outer edge.

  • Garden care: Using gloves plant bulbs 10-15cm (4-6in) deep and 15cm (6in) apart in early or mid-autumn.

  • Harmful if eaten/skin irritant

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Subtle shade of pink

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Perfect partner for the blue hyacinths reviewed earlier. Not too strong a pink, very fragrant and again, compact blooms.

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