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Gypsy Queen Hyacinth Dutch Bulbs


 
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Hyacinthus orientalis 'Gypsy Queen'


Overall Description


Gypsy Queen Dutch Hyacinth boasts slender florets of apricot / salmon colored blooms, each with slightly pale edging to them. First introduced back around 1927, it is one of the few Dutch Hyacinths with this shade of color. Makes a great choice for window boxes, planters, container gardening, borders, and along walkways. Gypsy Queen is beautiful, low maintenance way to add a splash of unusual color to most any garden setting.

Best planted at a depth of 5" - 6" anytime in mid fall thru winter. Suggested planting is 4 - 5 bulbs per sq ft for good density once sprouted & blooming. Gypsy Queen is an early to mid bloomer in spring, and is a great early forcing variety if desired for use indoors or getting a jumpstart on spring in greenhouses.

We offer our Gypsy Queen Dutch Hyacinth bulbs at a per bulb price - be sure to check out the quantity discounts offered if you need several bulbs. Guaranteed to be of excellent size & quality.



Plant Facts & Specifications


--Mature Height : 10" - 14" ( flower heads may extend just slightly further )

--Mature Width : 3" - 5"

--Growth Rate :
Early to mid spring bloomer if planted in fall / winter

--Hardiness Zones :
4 - 8

--Sun Exposure :
Full to partial sun

--Soil Preference :
Average to slightly sandy - well drained

--Foliage Color & Texture :
Typical green flexible bladelike foliage

--Flower, Cone, Or Berry Facts :
Flowers - Compact, dense panicles of salmon / apricot colored florets ( nails ). Flowers tend to last just slightly longer in part sun locations vs full sun, but either are acceptable.

--Diseases / Insects :
Nothing serious, but always be watchful for the occasional snail or slug

--Recommended Spacing :
4 - 5 bulbs per square foot of soil is recommended for optimal density & blooming once bulbs push out.

--Deer Resistance Rating :
Lowest Resistance [ 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8- 9 - 10 ] Highest Resistance

--Fertilization / Feeding :
For maximum health & hardiness, we highly recommend a good grade granular ( preferably organic ) fertilizer / plant food for use with all of our plant species. We personally use, and recommend the Espoma line of organic plant foods, as they are super effective yet gentle enough to use on even the most delicate of evergreen species where fertilizer burn would normally be a major concern. However, a water soluble type plant food (Miracle Gro, or equivalent ) are also acceptable options. Other granular fertilizers with a 6 - 12 - 12, or 10 - 10 - 10 ratio can also be used - but we suggest using them at 1/2 - 3/4 strength to avoid any chemical burn issues to the root system of the plants. Best to fertilize in early spring, and again in mid fall - avoid feeding standard chemical fertilizers during hot summer months, and directly after transplanting. The Espoma Organic Plant Foods may be used at anytime.


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