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Hyacinth Flower Care Tips

   
     
Hyacinth  Flower Care Tips .

Names:

Hyacinth Flower,

Dutch Hyacinth; Grape Hyacinth or Muscari.
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Varieties:

Hyacinth orientaiis, available in single and double varieties. The most common grape hyacinth\ stheMuscariarmeniacum,
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Colors:

Available in a variety of colors — pinks, cream, white, purples — but the most common are the blue shades,
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Scent:

Very sweet fragrance that becomes stronger with age as more of the florets open.
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Freshness:

Purchase or cut flowers when the florets are mostly closed.
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Vase Life:

7 to 10 days or longer.
 

Availability:

October to May.
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Cost:

Winter — moderately expensive. Spring — moderately priced.
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Meaning:

Remembrance. It was common to engrave these flowers onto gravestones.
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Note:

Hyacinth flowers are poisonous. Remember to wear gloves when working with them, because of their poisonous latex. When planting hyacinths, handling the bulbs may cause an itchy reaction.
 

Arranging Tip:

This beautiful flower changes so much in its cycle that one can appreciate it best when it stands alone.
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Growing Tip:

Hyacinths are wonderful to grow inside in the wintertime.
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