Hyacinth for Forcing Collection

Prepared Hyacinths are treated differently to the garden bulbs. They are harvested earlier and then get a preparation of six to eight weeks at different temperatures. More
15 bulbs 260887-15 £14.95 Delivery early November
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When in stock, indoor bulbs are normally despatched within 2-3 working days. During the busy month of October, it can take up to two weeks for delivery, due to the number of orders being processed. Please note, we despatch all of our orders in the order they were placed.  
Gift Set, 15 bulbs, in a hessian sack 480147 £19.95 Delivery early November
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When in stock, outdoor bulbs are normally despatched within 2-3 working days. During the busy months of February and September/October, it can take up to two weeks for delivery, due to the number of orders being processed. Please note, we despatch all of our orders in the order they were placed.
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Prepared Hyacinths are treated differently to the garden bulbs. They are harvested earlier and then get a preparation of six to eight weeks at different temperatures.

This mix contains 5 bulbs each of:

  • Hyacinth 'Peter Stuyvesant'
  • Hyacinth 'White Pearl'
  • Hyacinth 'Woodstock'

If you'd like to give this as a gift, we will send it out in our lovely Sarah Raven hessian sack, tied with ribbon, along with a gift card and envelope. Remember to type in your gift message at the checkout for it to be included in the card.

Genus Hyacinthus
Type Hardy Perennial
Common Name Hyacinth
Border Position Front
Bulb Size 18/19

For more info on bulb sizes, click here.

Scent Scented
Site Full Sun
Height 15-20cm (6-8in)
Spacing 10-15cm (4-6in)
Care Tips When you receive them in early October plant, water and store in a cool, dark place (about 10°C) until the end of November. Then bring them into full light and you can force them into flower in 3 weeks for Christmas. Plant them in the garden after flowering inside.
Flowering December, January
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
Advice
Forcing bulbs indoors

Learn how to force bulbs indoors for lovely winter and early spring displays.

Delivery

Indoor Bulb Delivery - When in stock, indoor bulbs are normally despatched within 2-3 working days. During the busy month of October, it can take up to two weeks for delivery, due to the number of orders being processed. Please note, we despatch all of our orders in the order they were placed.  

Bulb Delivery - When in stock, outdoor bulbs are normally despatched within 2-3 working days. During the busy months of February and September/October, it can take up to two weeks for delivery, due to the number of orders being processed. Please note, we despatch all of our orders in the order they were placed.

Click here to find out more information about our delivery rates and times.

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