Hyacinth Prepared Woodstock

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Fabulous beetroot purple flowers make this the ideal hyacinth to grow for Christmas displays.

Description

Prepared hyacinth Woodstock has gorgeous beetroot purple coloured flowers and will give a welcome sight for blooming at Christmas time. Wonderfully fragranced to bring some colour into your Christmas display

Cultivation Instructions:

Hyacinths for early flowering can be planted from early September and planted in bowls or pots with the tips showing (we do send out full growing instructions with all our bulbs). When bowls are used for indoor growing use bulb fibre as this is and ideal medium. After planting put in a dark place – pots with drainage can be put outside and covered with 3-4″ of compost. The bulbs can then be brought indoors in early December when the tips of the flowers are 1.5-2cms above the neck of the bulb. They will flower over the Christmas period onwards.

In subsequent year prepared hyacinths can be grown outside in borders and containers. Grow close to the house so that you can enjoy their fragrance as you pass them by. Cultivate soils well before planting and add humus matter to poor soils. Grow in well-drained, moderately fertile soil in the sunny areas of the garden. Fully hardy in the ground, but can be frost tender in containers if you have a cold garden or we experience a very cold winter. Keep bulbs well fed during the leaf and flower stage, let the leaves die back, remove the dead foliage and flowers and mulch well.

Care tips:

Indoor growing bulbs but they will need a cool period in a dark place to instigate root growth. Easy to grow if instructions are followed.

Grow with other fragrant varieties such as Narcissi Bridal crown

Ideal foods are well rotted manures, tomato feed and bone meal.

Growing Information

Flowering Height: 25-30cm (10-12″)

Flowering Period: Indoors December to January

Soil type: Moderately fertilised soils that are free draining

Aspect: Indoors

Scented: Very Fragrant

Planting Depth: Tip of bulb showing above soil level

Spacing: 5-7.5cms apart.

Full growing instructions provided.

New season top quality bulbs dispatched from September on-wards

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