Blue Hyacinth in Glass Vase

 

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Looking for the wonderfully-sweet fragrance of Hyacinths but can't wait until spring? Our charming Gift-Boxed Kit comes with an elegant growing vase, a Blue Hyacinth bulb and complete instructions. Simply add water, chill the bulb and welcome the beauty of spring into your winter home! This Gift-Boxed Kit makes a wonderful gift!

Zones 1 - 10
Advantages
Easy to Grow
Easy to Grow
Fragrant
Fragrant
Forcing
Forcing
Bloom Time Winter: 12-14 weeks after planting.
Size Glass Vase
SKU 25AMAR1
Kit with Blue Hyacinth A long tradition in Holland for fragrance and indoor winter bloom, this kit includes an elegant "growing vase" of blue crackle-style glass, specially made to receive a hyacinth bulb. Simply add water to the growing vase, place the bulb on top and chill in a cool place for 8-10 weeks. The gorgeous blooms will fill your home with sweet fragrance!

The beauty of these is that they not only give you the dash of spring during winter indoors with beautiful flowers, you have the heavenly fragrance too! Save the growing vase for use year after year.

SKU 25AMAR1
Common Name Hyacinth
Zones 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Ships As Planting Kit
Flower Color Blue
Bulb Size 17/18 cm
Bloom Time Winter: 12-14 weeks after planting.
Days to Bloom 12-14 weeks after planting.
Planting Time Fall, Winter
Advantages Easy to Grow, Fragrant, Forcing
Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada No

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American MeadowsBlue Hyacinth in Glass Vase
 
4.0

(based on 12 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

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75%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Fragrant (9)
  • Long bloom time (6)
  • Vivid colors (6)
  • Attractive (5)
  • Low maintenance (5)

Cons

  • Difficult to store (3)
  • Difficult to use (3)

Best Uses

  • Indoors (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid gardener (10)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (4)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Divine and Easy Peasy

I bought three of these as I have always loved hyacinths. This was my first time growing them and it was so easy. You pop the bulb in the vase with water and that's...Read complete review

I bought three of these as I have always loved hyacinths. This was my first time growing them and it was so easy. You pop the bulb in the vase with water and that's it. Yes, you top them up as needed but I loved being able to watch the bulbs' root system grow- kids loved this too. The blooms are lush, fragrant and brilliant in colour. The price is great compared to other places and the delivery was fast too. I just loved these and will be getting more soon.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Needs Consistent Monitoring

Used this as a gift to my customers. Attractive and well-liked gift. Then, I grew one to see what it was like--disappointed. Directions were complicated and much more care involved than...Read complete review

Used this as a gift to my customers. Attractive and well-liked gift. Then, I grew one to see what it was like--disappointed. Directions were complicated and much more care involved than "just add water". My bulb got slimy and never bloomed. Won't use as a gift again.

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5.0

A lovely winter gift

By 

from Florida

About Me Avid Gardener

Pros

  • Attractive
  • Fragrant

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Indoors

    Comments about American Meadows Blue Hyacinth in Glass Vase:

    I sent the Hyacinth bulb and vase as a Christmas gift. Next year I will order a couple for myself.

    • Primary use:
    • Personal
     
    5.0

    Divine and Easy Peasy

    By 

    from NJ

    About Me Casual Hobbyist, Getting Started

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Fragrant
    • Large Bulb Size
    • Long Bloom Time
    • Low Maintenance
    • Pest Resistant
    • Reliable Growth
    • Vivid Colors

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Containers
      • Cut Flowers
      • Indoor Pots

      Comments about American Meadows Blue Hyacinth in Glass Vase:

      I bought three of these as I have always loved hyacinths. This was my first time growing them and it was so easy. You pop the bulb in the vase with water and that's it. Yes, you top them up as needed but I loved being able to watch the bulbs' root system grow- kids loved this too. The blooms are lush, fragrant and brilliant in colour. The price is great compared to other places and the delivery was fast too. I just loved these and will be getting more soon.

       
      4.0

      good pick-me-up

      By 

      from central NJ

      About Me Avid Gardener

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Fragrant
      • Long Bloom Time
      • Low Maintenance
      • Vivid Colors

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about American Meadows Blue Hyacinth in Glass Vase:

          Friend get laid off. I send hyacinth. Friend feels better.

           
          4.0

          just right pick-me-up

          By 

          from central NJ

          About Me Avid Gardener

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Fragrant
          • Long Bloom Time
          • Low Maintenance
          • Reliable Growth
          • Vivid Colors

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Pick-me-up For A Friend

            Comments about American Meadows Blue Hyacinth in Glass Vase:

            Good friend gets fired. I send hyacinth. Friend feels better.

             
            3.0

            Didn't work

            By 

            from San Antionio

            About Me Avid Gardener

            Pros

            • Vase Was Nice

            Cons

            • Bulb Rotted

            Best Uses

              Comments about American Meadows Blue Hyacinth in Glass Vase:

              I bought 8 of these for gifts. Gave myself one. The vase was nice but the bulb rotted away. I heard from my sister who tried it too and the bulb rotted for her. We both followed the directions about keeping it in a dark place and the water level. Maybe more directions on what to watch out for to prevent the bulb from rotting would be good to have.

               
              5.0

              Easy and Beautiful!

              By 

              from Panama City, Fl

              About Me Casual Hobbyist

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Fragrant
              • Long Bloom Time
              • Low Maintenance
              • Reliable Growth
              • Vivid Colors

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Containers
                • Indoor Pots

                Comments about American Meadows Blue Hyacinth in Glass Vase:

                I actually grew these in my bathroom and they were beautiful and smelled wonderful!

                 
                5.0

                makes great gifts for any occasion

                By 

                from Minneapolis, MN

                About Me Avid Gardener

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Fragrant
                • Large Bulb Size
                • Long Bloom Time
                • Vivid Colors

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about American Meadows Blue Hyacinth in Glass Vase:

                    I keep these on hand so I have a gift when I need it.

                     
                    4.0

                    A great Mothers Day Gift to send

                    By 

                    from La Pointe, WI

                    About Me Avid Gardener

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                    • Fragrant
                    • Long Bloom Time
                    • Low Maintenance
                    • Reliable Growth
                    • Vivid Colors

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about American Meadows Blue Hyacinth in Glass Vase:

                        I send my Mother your flowers on Mothers's Day and other special occassions as she lives in an RV, is elderly and enjoys receiving these flowers due to the ease and care of growing.. as she watched them grow, she calls me to give me reports of how much they 've grown, and then.. how beautiful they are.. she loves the thought..

                        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        3.0

                        It was okay...

                        By 

                        from Pittsburgh, PA

                        About Me Avid Gardener

                        Pros

                        • Attractive

                        Cons

                        • Difficult To Store

                        Best Uses

                        • Indoors

                        Comments about American Meadows Blue Hyacinth in Glass Vase:

                        Gave as a Christmas gift and when opened, the bulb was rotted.

                        • Primary use:
                        • Personal

                        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        3.0

                        Forcing bulbs can work

                        By 

                        from Castle Rock, CO

                        About Me Avid Gardener

                        Verified Reviewer

                        Pros

                        • Attractive
                        • Fragrant

                        Cons

                        • Difficult to force
                        • Difficult To Store
                        • Difficult To Use

                        Best Uses

                        • Indoors

                        Comments about American Meadows Blue Hyacinth in Glass Vase:

                        Had a little better luck with blue hyacinth bulbs than the white ones, but it's a 50/50 shot you'll get a nice flower. Same bulbs planted at the same time and stored properly for the required amt of time yielded different results every time. And I received several broken glass jars for the bulbs, but American Meadows immediately replaced them.

                        • Primary use:
                        • Personal

                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        4.0

                        Wonderful!!!

                        By 

                        from Dillon, MT

                        About Me Avid Gardener

                        Verified Reviewer

                        Pros

                        • Attractive

                        Cons

                        • Difficult To Use

                        Best Uses

                        • Indoors

                        Comments about American Meadows Blue Hyacinth in Glass Vase:

                        Beautiful flowers & cracked glass vase. Though vase is very breakable. Also must make sure bulbs do not set in water.

                        • Primary use:
                        • Personal
                         
                        3.0

                        Needs Consistent Monitoring

                        By 

                        from Michigan

                        About Me Avid Gardener

                        Verified Reviewer

                        Pros

                        • Accurate Instructions
                        • Attractive
                        • Fragrant
                        • Lightweight

                        Cons

                        • Difficult To Store
                        • Difficult To Use
                        • Pests & Disease

                        Best Uses

                        • Indoors

                        Comments about American Meadows Blue Hyacinth in Glass Vase:

                        Used this as a gift to my customers. Attractive and well-liked gift. Then, I grew one to see what it was like--disappointed. Directions were complicated and much more care involved than "just add water". My bulb got slimy and never bloomed. Won't use as a gift again.

                        • Primary use:
                        • Business

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                        USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

                        To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

                        • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
                        • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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