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Hyacinth Bulbs - Jan Bos Pre-Order • Ships Fall 2021

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Bag of 10 Bulbs $19.99
Bag of 20 Bulbs $31.99 20%
Bag of 50 Bulbs $64.99
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  • Perennial; Fragrant and Classic Blooms
  • Spring Blooming, Easy to Grow, Red Flowers, Drought Tolerant
  • Prefers Sun/Partial Shade

Product Description

Jan Bos is a stunning hyacinth whose carmine-red color is unique among hyacinths. Like other hyacinths, Jan Bos is also delightfully fragrant. Plant Jan Bos hyacinth bulbs in the fall for mid-spring bloom. Jan Bos hyacinth bulbs can be planted indoors in containers, or outside in clusters, rows, and borders.

  • Fast Facts

    Name:Hyacinth Bulbs - Jan Bos
    Botanical Name:Hyacinthus orientalis
    Life Cycle:Perennial
    Bulb/Tuber/Root Size:16-17 cm Circumference
    Light Requirement:Full Sun, Partial Sun
    Planting Season:Fall
    Features:Attracts Pollinators, Container Garden, Deer Resistant, Easy to Grow & Maintain, Fragrant
    Color:Red
    Blooms:Spring
    Plant Height:8-12 inches
    Plant Spacing:6 inches apart
    Planting Depth:6 inches Deep
    Hardiness Zones:3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Ships:Fall
  • Planting Instructions

    Planting Hyacinth Bulbs

    Hyacinth originated in Turkey. In the 1500's, traders brought them back to Europe. Later, they were introduced into the United States. Hyacinth bulbs are perennial fall planted bulbs and they are quite easy to establish provided you are careful to remember a few very basic steps.

    When to Plant your Hyacinth Bulbs

    Bulbs should be planted before the beginning of winter. Plant the bulbs a few weeks before the ground freezes. This gives the bulb time to establish a root system. And by planting over a period of a few weeks it is possible to have flowers for two or three months.

    Where to Plant your Hyacinth Bulbs

    First, choose a sunny to partially shaded site that contains well drained soil. If you don’t naturally happen to have quality soil, we recommend amending what you do have with rich top soil available at any gardening center. In any case, be sure to avoid planting your hyacinth bulbs in any area that is susceptible to standing water throughout the rainy season. Standing water is the death knell of hyacinth bulbs, and typically the only factor that will prohibit them from growing.

    How to Plant your Hyacinth Bulbs:

    For best results with hyacinth bulbs, plant each bulb roughly 6 inches deep with the pointed end facing up. A typical spacing is about 6 inches apart, but feel free to plant more compactly for a denser effect. For the biggest plants and blooms, place a little bulb fertilizer in the hole during planting. Once planted, water the hyacinth bulbs fully in order to help the root system become fully established as fall progresses.

    How to Care for your Hyacinth Bulbs

    Hyacinths are mid-spring bloomers and are particularly noted for a long blooming cycle lasting usually a month or more. During late summer or fall as the plant fades and dies, remove unwanted foliage. If left undisturbed, your hyacinths should repeat their colorful and fragrant spring performance year after year. You may dig up the bulbs after a couple of years then separate and replant them.

  • Seed Coverage

    Square
    Feet
    # of Bulbs (Dense) # of Bulbs (Moderate)
    5 30 25
    10 60 50
    15 90 75
    20 120 100
    25 150 125
    30 180 150
    40 240 200
    50 300 250
    60 360 300
    70 420 350
    80 480 400
    90 540 450
    100 600 500

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Pretty as the Picture

I had admired these flowers in the gardening catalogs for a long time and am so glad I finally planted them. They bloomed for me this spring and are just as vibrant and full as they appear in the product picture. They have a lighter scent than other hyacinths I've grown, but the amazing color makes up for that. I'm looking forward to seeing them again next spring.

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