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Tequila Sunrise Hyacinth Mix

 
Red and Orange and Yellow Hyacinth Bulbs Tequila Sunrise Mix, Hyacinthus orientalis, Hyacinth

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Regular Price: $13.98

Sale $6.99

per Bag of 6 You save: 50%
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Tequila Sunrise Mix is an ingenious combo of colors that's both cool and hot for a stunning display. (Hyacinthus orientalis)

Zones 2 - 8
Advantages
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Bee Friendly
Bee Friendly
Easy to Grow
Easy to Grow
Fragrant
Fragrant
Cut Flowers
Cut Flowers
Containers
Containers
Forcing
Forcing
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Full Sun
Half Sun / Half Shade
Half Sun / Half Shade
Mature Plant Size 10-12" tall
Bulb Spacing6 bulbs per sq. ft.
Bloom Time Mid spring
Size Bag of 6 - Bulb Size: 15-16 cm
SKU 5HYA6

Plant Information

Our Tequila Sunrise Mix is an innovative combo of colors that are both 'hot' and 'cool.' You get butter yellow, hot orange, and cool deep purple for a color combo that will amaze everybody--especially your neighbors!

Planting Hyacinths: Daffodils may be the symbol of spring. Tulips add dramatic color. But its the hyacinths that bring the perfume. One of the most powerfully fragranced blooms in the flower kingdom is the justly famous Dutch hyacinth--the result of hundreds of years of hybridizing a lovely little wildflower from Turkey--now an upright torch of incredible color and unmatched perfume.

Plant your hyacinth bulbs close together for a dramatic display, either in groups of one color or as a rainbow of several shades. Many gardeners think they look best in close groups of 3, 5 or more. Hyacinths must have good drainage, so be sure to plant them where they'll never be in standing water. With some shade, the flowers will last longer than in full sun. And next spring, don't forget to stop and smell the hyacinths!

SKU 5HYA6
Common Name Hyacinth Tequila Sunrise Mix
Botanical Name Hyacinthus orientalis Tequila Sunrise Mix
Zones 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Ships As Bulb, Rhizome, Tuber
Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Flower Color Red, Orange, Yellow, Mixed
Mature Height 10-12" tall
Bulb Size 15-16 cm
Bulb Spacing 6 bulbs per sq. ft.
Planting Depth Plant 6" deep
Bloom Time Mid spring
Planting Time Fall
Soil Type Loamy Soil
Soil Moisture Average, Well Draining
Advantages Deer Resistant, Bee Friendly, Easy to Grow, Fragrant, Cut Flowers, Containers, Forcing
Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada No

Shipping

Shipping begins in September based on ground temperatures, coldest zones first.

As soon as your order is placed you will receive a confirmation email. You will receive a second email the day your order ships telling you how it has been sent. Fall bulbs are shipped at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone. Perennial orders may arrive separately from bulbs and seeds. If your order requires more than one shipment, there is no additional shipping charge. See our shipping information page for approximate ship dates and more detailed information. If you need express shipping or have any questions, please call Customer Service toll-free at (877) 309-7333 or contact us by email.

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American MeadowsTequila Sunrise Hyacinth Mix
 
3.7

(based on 10 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

70%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Fragrant (7)
  • Healthy (6)
  • Attractive (5)
  • Accurate instructions (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Garden (4)
  • Outdoors (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid gardener (6), Getting started (3)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (7)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Very pretty but color is a bit different

These were the first hyacinth bulbs I tried growing and they did very well. The colors did differ a little in real life from the photo on this site. The orange color flowers we...Read complete review

These were the first hyacinth bulbs I tried growing and they did very well. The colors did differ a little in real life from the photo on this site. The orange color flowers we much more pink than orange, which I would rather have had. The pale ones are almost white in real life and the purple is a bit deeper and darker. Over all though I'm happy with them and they are very beautiful and fragrant.I'm a big fan of indoor forcing bulbs since I have a small garden. I planted them in medium sized pots indoors but probably should have used smaller pots since they grew over a foot tall! Normally they're MUCH smaller but they really liked the warm indoors. Other bulbs I've grown via forcing tend to be much smaller when outdoors.Note to other new hyacinth bulb buyers: I was unaware that hyacinth bulbs have a natural dust on them that is a skin irritant. Shipping can make the dust go EVERYWHERE in the box, so be careful and wear gloves, or hold just the paper label, when you pull them out. I just dumped the contents of the box out, holding the bulb bags in my bare hands, and the dust flew unseen all over me. I itched so badly I had to take a shower immediately! The dust comes off easily with water and didn't leave any rash, despite how much it itched, so it's not so bad.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

not what i expected

the flowers were nice but they were almost all white. out of two orders i got 2 pink ones, 1 burgundy, and 9 white ones. the white ones were nice but it was...Read complete review

the flowers were nice but they were almost all white. out of two orders i got 2 pink ones, 1 burgundy, and 9 white ones. the white ones were nice but it was not the mix ratio that was expected.

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3.0

Blooms so far have been average at best

By 

from NW Jersey

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Pros

  • Fragrant

Cons

  • Small In Size

Best Uses

  • Garden
  • Outdoors

Comments about American Meadows Tequila Sunrise Hyacinth Mix:

disappointed with the blooms.... I'm hoping that the unusual cold weather in NW Jersey had something to do with it.

  • Primary use:
  • Personal
 
5.0

Heavenly Scent!

By 

from Nashville, TN

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Pros

  • Attractive
  • Fragrant
  • Healthy

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about American Meadows Tequila Sunrise Hyacinth Mix:

      Love these! I have ordered them 2 years in a row, and every one of them has come up and bloomed. Incredible fragrance, and I love the colors. I believe only 3 returned from the first planting, but I don't mind planting them each year because they are worth it!

      • Primary use:
      • Personal

      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      The Hyacinth did not do well for me. Only came up half way?

      By 

      from Riverview, FL

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      Pros

      • Accurate Instructions
      • Healthy

      Cons

      • Only came up green leaves
      • Unattractive

      Best Uses

        Comments about American Meadows Tequila Sunrise Hyacinth Mix:

        They were planted, in early spring ( Florida- end of Feb) according to good instruction and all watered well.

        • Primary use:
        • Personal
         
        5.0

        Hyacinths

        By 

        from martin,ga

        About Me Avid Gardener

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Raised Beds

          Comments about American Meadows Tequila Sunrise Hyacinth Mix:

          Beautifull color, large blooms that lasted 3 weeks.
          They were very fragrant but hen cut did no smell.

          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          3.0

          Some nice early color, but . . .

          By 

          from Lancaster, PA

          About Me Casual Hobbyist, Getting Started

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Low Maintenance

          Cons

          • Colors Not As Expected
          • Short Bloom Time

          Best Uses

            Comments about American Meadows Tequila Sunrise Hyacinth Mix:

            I would not call them orange . . . I would call them a pink made from dirty water . . . not very brilliant at all. And it would have been helpful had the bulbs been sorted and labeled by color.

             
            5.0

            Loved the unusual color combination!

            By 

            from Kimberton, PA

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Fragrant
            • Large Bulb Size

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about American Meadows Tequila Sunrise Hyacinth Mix:

                I potted these bulbs up and forced them. All 3 colors bloomed at the same time. The blooms were large, consistent and beautiful.

                (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                2.0

                not what i expected

                By 

                from pittsburgh,pa

                About Me Avid Gardener

                Pros

                • Attractive
                • Fragrant
                • Healthy

                Cons

                • Heavy

                Best Uses

                • Outdoors

                Comments about American Meadows Tequila Sunrise Hyacinth Mix:

                the flowers were nice but they were almost all white. out of two orders i got 2 pink ones, 1 burgundy, and 9 white ones. the white ones were nice but it was not the mix ratio that was expected.

                • Primary use:
                • Personal
                 
                5.0

                Tall, beautiful.....just plain "cool"

                By 

                from Seattle, WA

                About Me Getting Started

                Pros

                • Accurate Instructions
                • Attractive
                • Hardy
                • Healthy
                • Versatile

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Garden
                  • Outdoors

                  Comments about American Meadows Tequila Sunrise Hyacinth Mix:

                  The hyacinths shone above the lower plants and were a spectacular display of color and fragrance.

                  • Primary use:
                  • Personal
                   
                  4.0

                  "Like having a hidden piece of heaven"

                  By 

                  from Tampa, FL

                  About Me Getting Started

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Accurate Instructions
                  • Attractive
                  • Fragrant
                  • Healthy

                  Cons

                  • Flimsy
                  • Small In Size

                  Best Uses

                  • Garden
                  • Outdoors

                  Comments about American Meadows Tequila Sunrise Hyacinth Mix:

                  I used the product in a teardrop design garden area with other bulbs. Turned out very gorgeous. Love that they will multiply annually.

                  • Primary use:
                  • Personal

                  (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Very pretty but color is a bit different

                  By 

                  from Laguna Hills, CA

                  About Me Avid Gardener

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Accurate Instructions
                  • Attractive
                  • Fragrant
                  • Hardy
                  • Healthy
                  • Lightweight
                  • Versatile

                  Cons

                  • Color varied from photo
                  • Natural skin irritant

                  Best Uses

                  • Garden
                  • Indoor forcing
                  • Indoors
                  • Patio

                  Comments about American Meadows Tequila Sunrise Hyacinth Mix:

                  These were the first hyacinth bulbs I tried growing and they did very well. The colors did differ a little in real life from the photo on this site. The orange color flowers we much more pink than orange, which I would rather have had. The pale ones are almost white in real life and the purple is a bit deeper and darker. Over all though I'm happy with them and they are very beautiful and fragrant.I'm a big fan of indoor forcing bulbs since I have a small garden. I planted them in medium sized pots indoors but probably should have used smaller pots since they grew over a foot tall! Normally they're MUCH smaller but they really liked the warm indoors. Other bulbs I've grown via forcing tend to be much smaller when outdoors.Note to other new hyacinth bulb buyers: I was unaware that hyacinth bulbs have a natural dust on them that is a skin irritant. Shipping can make the dust go EVERYWHERE in the box, so be careful and wear gloves, or hold just the paper label, when you pull them out. I just dumped the contents of the box out, holding the bulb bags in my bare hands, and the dust flew unseen all over me. I itched so badly I had to take a shower immediately! The dust comes off easily with water and didn't leave any rash, despite how much it itched, so it's not so bad.

                  • Primary use:
                  • Personal

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                  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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