Hyacinth 'Purple Sensation' for Forcing

A beautiful, flagrant hyacinth in deep violet-mauve. 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
5 bulbs 220081-5 £6.95 Delivery early October
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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.  
15 bulbs 220081-15 £17.50 Delivery early October
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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.  

Or buy this as part of our Classic Hyacinth Collection.

More Details

A beautiful, flagrant hyacinth in deep violet-mauve. 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 can be gift wrapped in our exclusive hessian sack, with ribbon and a Sarah Raven gift card. You will be able to add this to your basket once you begin the checkout process. To add a gift message to your order, simply fill out the details at the delivery stage of the checkout.

Please note: only items which are showing ‘in stock’ can be gift wrapped.

Genus Hyacinthus
Variety Purple Sensation
Type Hardy Perennial
Common Name Hyacinth
Border Position Indoor
Bulb Size 17/18

For more info on bulb sizes, click here.

Scent Scented
Site Full Sun
Height 20-30cm (8-12in)
Care Tips Wear gloves when handling hyacinth bulbs as they may irritate the skin.
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

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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.  

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Hyacinth 'Purple Sensation' for Forcing reviews

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Reviewed 19th June 2019 by Peter

Too many of these failed - shall not purchase from here again. Others bought from a local nursery ALL flowered, and I have planted THEM out to naturalise, SO WILL BE ABLE TO ENJOY THEM AGAIN. Very disappointed with your bulbs.