Hyacinthus orientalis 'City of Haarlem'


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Key information

Plant type

Spring-blooming bulb

Flower colour



Scented flowers



photo by Frederic Didillon, copyright GAP Photos (250128)

Plant details

City of Haarlem' is a Dutch or Florist hyacinth with single, primrose-yellow flowers. All hyacinths excellent for forcing in pots for early colour and fragrance indoors, but are equally valuable as outdoor plants for flowering in late spring. This variety has been given an Award of Garden Merit (AGM), which is for plants of outstanding excellence.

Family: Hyacinthaceae

Genus: Hyacinthus

Species: orientalis

Cultivar: City of Haarlem

Plant type: Spring-blooming bulb

Flower colour: Yellow

Foliage colour: Dark green

Feature: Scented flowers

Sun exposure: Full sun, Partial shade

Soil: Well-drained/light, Clay/heavy, Acidic, Chalky/alkaline

Hardiness: Hardy

Height: 25cm

Spread: 20cm

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