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Common hyacinth 'Pink Pearl'  

Hyacinthus orientalis

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Pink Pearl is part of the Hyacinthus genus and is a Common hyacinth variety. Its scientific name is Hyacinthus orientalis 'Pink Pearl'. This variety typically blooms in the following colours:   Cerise pink.

Hyacinths are very aromatic flowers which can be used for borders, containers and even cut flowers. In order to have them come back again the next year the foliage needs to be allowed to die on the plant. This is because the bulb gets nutrients from the dying foliage.

Pink Pearl grows as a Perennial and is a Flower. Being a Perennial, it tends to grow best over several years (approx 3 years and greater). Pink Pearl normally grows to a max height of 11.89 inches (30.48 cm metric). Expect blooming to occur in early spring.

Pink Pearl Common hyacinth is great for inexperienced gardeners and those that like low maintainance gardens.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Pink Pearl have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Pink Pearl

  • Partial Sun

  • Medium

Can be grown as a house plant.

Plant in a location that enjoys partial sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Pink Pearl is thought of as very hardy, so this plant will survive though longer winters with little or no damage. USDA Hardiness Zone 3 to 7 are typically the USDA Hardiness Zones that are appropriate for this plant (although this can vary based on your microclimate). Pink Pearl requires a loamy and potting mix soil with a ph of 6.1 - 7.8 - it grows best in weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Pink Pearl from seed

Look to ensure a distance 6.24 inches (16.0 cm) between seeds when sowing - bury at a depth of at least 6.24 inches (16.0 cm) deep.

Transplanting Pink Pearl

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Pink Pearl is a very hardy plant.

Harvesting Pink Pearl

Other Names for Common hyacinth 'Pink Pearl'