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Hyacinth Bulbs Blue Jacket

 

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Regular Price: $13.98

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True Blue, not purple, is the hallmark of this beauty. The rarest color in flowers makes this hyacinth a stunner. (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 3HYA6

Plant Information

Blue Jacket is one of the popular newer hybrids, and no wonder. In the flower world, purple is common but blue is very rare. In fact, true blue is the rarest color in flowers. So here you have it--all the heavenly fragrance of the hyacinth and true blue, too!

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 3HYA6
Common Name Hyacinth
Botanical Name Hyacinthus orientalis
Zones 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Ships As Bulb, Rhizome, Tuber
Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Flower Color Blue
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 MeadowsHyacinth Bulbs Blue Jacket
 
4.5

(based on 12 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Fragrant (8)
  • Attractive (6)
  • Accurate instructions (5)
  • Vivid colors (5)
  • Healthy (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Garden (6)
  • Containers (4)
  • Outdoors (4)
  • Cut flowers (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Getting started (6), Casual hobbyist (5)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (7)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

fabulous!

These survived a horrible hailstorm right as they started blooming and still looked stunning. Unfortunately the blooms don't last terribly long (2 weeks at their height), but that's just how hyacinth are. ...Read complete review

These survived a horrible hailstorm right as they started blooming and still looked stunning. Unfortunately the blooms don't last terribly long (2 weeks at their height), but that's just how hyacinth are. They are worth every bit of it. The only negative with the particular bunch I had was that one of the bulbs was diseased and did not manage to come up.

VS

Most Liked Negative Review

 

Disappointing

Not blue at all but merely purple.

Not blue at all but merely purple.

Reviewed by 12 customers

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2.0

Disappointing

By 

from Ithaca, New York

About Me Avid Gardener

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Accurate Instructions
  • Fragrant
  • Healthy

Cons

  • Inaccurate description

Best Uses

  • Garden
  • Outdoors

Comments about American Meadows Hyacinth Bulbs Blue Jacket:

Not blue at all but merely purple.

  • Primary use:
  • Personal
 
5.0

Very nice blooms

By 

from Rockwell, NC

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Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Accurate Instructions
  • Attractive
  • Fragrant
  • Hardy
  • Healthy

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Garden
    • Outdoors
    • Patio

    Comments about American Meadows Hyacinth Bulbs Blue Jacket:

    Very nice bulbs produced bright good-sized flowers.

    • Primary use:
    • Personal
     
    4.0

    More purple than blue

    By 

    from Cincinnati, OH

    About Me Getting Started

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Attractive

    Cons

    • Color Not As Expected

    Best Uses

    • Garden
    • Indoors

    Comments about American Meadows Hyacinth Bulbs Blue Jacket:

    These Hyacinths were very striking this Spring and made a real impact. The color is not a true blue but rather a deep dark purple

    • Primary use:
    • Personal
     
    4.0

    Good trial.

    By 

    from Cols, OH

    About Me Casual Hobbyist

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Fragrant
    • Vivid Colors

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Containers
      • Raised Beds

      Comments about American Meadows Hyacinth Bulbs Blue Jacket:

      Just tried these against yellow daffodils for contrast and liked the outcome. Need lots more now.

       
      5.0

      Great buy and awesome color

      By 

      from MA

      About Me Casual Hobbyist

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Border Control
        • Containers
        • Cut Flowers
        • Large Areas

        Comments about American Meadows Hyacinth Bulbs Blue Jacket:

        I use these in the front of the house and the blue is beautiful!
        American meadows provides comments and sends when they can be planted.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        BEAUTIFUL FLOWERS!

        By 

        from LOUISVILLE, KY

        About Me Casual Hobbyist

        Pros

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

        Cons

        • None

        Best Uses

        • Containers
        • Cut Flowers
        • Indoor Pots
        • Raised Beds

        Comments about American Meadows Hyacinth Bulbs Blue Jacket:

        EXCELLENT!

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Beautiful and last for years

        By 

        from Brooklyn, NY

        About Me Casual Hobbyist

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Large Bulb Size
        • Reliable Growth
        • Vivid Colors

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Large Areas

          Comments about American Meadows Hyacinth Bulbs Blue Jacket:

          Have had these in my front garden for years and they bloom less than they did for the first few years so just bought a new bunch of bulbs this year - can't wait for them to bloom!

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Great Sturdy Bloom

          By 

          from Windham, NH

          About Me Casual Hobbyist, Getting Started

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Containers
            • Cut Flowers

            Comments about American Meadows Hyacinth Bulbs Blue Jacket:

            These were the first bulbs I purchased after I bought my house. They were the first to bloom in the Spring and are still going strong. They require little maintance and provide a nice fregrance to my front gardens. I plan to purchase more to expand these into other areas of my garden!

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great!

            By 

            from Ky

            About Me Getting Started

            Pros

            • Accurate Instructions
            • Attractive
            • Fragrant
            • Healthy

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Garden

              Comments about American Meadows Hyacinth Bulbs Blue Jacket:

              These were beautiful and easy to plant!

              • Primary use:
              • Personal

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              very blue, strong stems love these

              By 

              from dayville, ct

              About Me Getting Started

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Garden
                • Outdoors

                Comments about American Meadows Hyacinth Bulbs Blue Jacket:

                i put these near front door they smell soooo good six are not enough i want more!

                • Primary use:
                • Personal

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                fabulous!

                By 

                from Chicago, IL

                About Me Getting Started

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Accurate Instructions
                • Attractive
                • Hardy

                Cons

                • Pests & Disease

                Best Uses

                • Garden
                • Outdoors

                Comments about American Meadows Hyacinth Bulbs Blue Jacket:

                These survived a horrible hailstorm right as they started blooming and still looked stunning. Unfortunately the blooms don't last terribly long (2 weeks at their height), but that's just how hyacinth are. They are worth every bit of it. The only negative with the particular bunch I had was that one of the bulbs was diseased and did not manage to come up.

                • Primary use:
                • Personal

                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Wonderful!!!

                By 

                from Dillon, MT

                About Me Getting Started

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Attractive
                • Fragrant

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Indoors

                  Comments about American Meadows Hyacinth Bulbs Blue Jacket:

                  I used for inside. Seems to have a long blooming life. Great smell. Takes awhile to grow but worth the wait.

                  • 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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