Hyacinth ‘Blue Jacket’

Hyacinthus orientalis

Features

  • Fragrant
  • Suitable for containers
  • Toxic

Description

Tall, strong stems are loaded with brilliant purple-cobalt-blue, star-shaped flowers. The center of each petal is slightly darker, giving this variety a textural quality.

Please note: When cut, hyacinths ooze a clear sap that can cause skin irritation. Wear gloves when harvesting or wash hands after picking.

Details

Height: 8 to 12 in
Site: full sun

Harvesting/Vase Life

If picked when one-third to one-half of the lower blossoms are open, these stems will last for 7 to 10 days in the vase.

Details

Description

Tall, strong stems are loaded with brilliant purple-cobalt-blue, star-shaped flowers. The center of each petal is slightly darker, giving this variety a textural quality.

Please note: When cut, hyacinths ooze a clear sap that can cause skin irritation. Wear gloves when harvesting or wash hands after picking.

Details

Height: 8 to 12 in
Site: full sun

Harvesting/Vase Life

If picked when one-third to one-half of the lower blossoms are open, these stems will last for 7 to 10 days in the vase.

Sources

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