Hyacinth ‘Blue Jacket’: Our Favorite Flowers

This highly fragrant flower is also a real looker.
Hyacinth ‘Blue Jacket’

Hyacinth ‘Blue Jacket’

According to Greek mythology, purple hyacinths were born as flowers of sorrow: the grieving god Apollo created them from the blood of a murdered friend. They’re an appropriate gift for sympathy or for seeking forgiveness. www.johnscheepers.com

Photo by: Photo courtesy of John Scheepers Flower Bulbs

Photo courtesy of John Scheepers Flower Bulbs

The highly-perfumed hyacinth (Hyacinthus orientalis) comes in a huge array of colors. It loves full sun or partial shade, and well-drained soil.

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