Wood hyacinth is part of the Hyacinthoides genus and its scientific name is Hyacinthoides hispanica.
Lovely, ephemeral spring bulb. white, pink or blue bell-like flowers.
Not to be confused with English/Common Bluebells (Hyacinthoides non-scripta).
This variety typically blooms in the following colours: Phthalo blue. The mature flowers take a single hose-in-hose form, with an approximate petal count of 6. The leaves of this particular variety normally show as UP Forest green colour. It is a flower / ornamental that typically grows as a perennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of three years or more. Wood hyacinth normally grows with a clump-forming habit to a mature height of 25.0 cm (that's 9.75 inches imperial). Expect blooming to occur in late winter.
May be considered noxious or invasive in your area.
Spain is believed to be where Wood hyacinth originates from.
Wood hyacinth is known to be toxic to humans and/or animals, so be careful where you position and how you handle this plant.
Wood hyacinth is great for inexperienced gardeners and those that like low maintainance gardens.
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These plants have been known to grow well alongside Wood hyacinth so consider planting:
These plants will not grow well with Wood hyacinth so avoid planting these within close proximity:
These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Wood hyacinth plants:
Spanish bluebell, Hispanic hyacinthoides
Hyacinthoides hispanicus, Hyacinthoides hispanica (Mill.) Rothm., Endymion campanulatus, Endymion hispanicus, Hyacinthoides non-scripta subsp. hispanica, Hyacinthoides racemosa, Scilla hispanica, Scilla campanulata
Misspellings: Spanish bluebells, Spanish blue-bells, Spanish Bluebell