Wild true hyacinths

Russell Stafford, Odyssey Bulbs mail@odysseybulbs.com
Wed, 07 Apr 2004 08:03:57 PDT
Yes, Jim, I grow straight Hyacinthus orientalis (it's in bloom now).  You 
will find a photo on my website.  The species offers the durability and 
fragrance of the hybrids but none of the stiffness or gaudiness.  It also 
increases well by offsets.


At 09:15 AM 4/7/2004 -0500, you wrote:
>Dear all;
>         As the hyacinths are looking past their peak, I got to wondering- 
> dangerous, I know.
>         Does anyone grow the species instead of these gaudy cultivars?

Russell Stafford
Odyssey Bulbs
8984 Meadow Lane, Berrien Springs, Michigan  49103

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