Hyacinths Garden Hyacinth Caribbean Dream (Garden Hyacinth)
A solid spike with numerous large bells closely packed. Lovely soft flax blue turning to silver blue. Mid January. Order of Flowering (1).
Primary Colour: Blue
Caribbean Dream produces a solid spike which is packed with numerous large bells of soft flax blue which turns to silver blue as the plant ages. Our hyacinths are classified as Dutch (or florist) hyacinths which are famed for being a large flowering strain. This strain originates from the Hyacinthus orientalis, a native of countries such as Turkey and was introduced in England in 1560 by Anthony Jenkinson, within a century breeders in Holland had raised over 2,000 varieties. If you are interested in forcing your hyacinths the minimum suitable size is 18cm so we would recommend that you focus on our Top Size Hyacinths. Our Garden Hyacinths are excellent in small beds and if planted in window boxes their wonderful fragrance will gently waft into your house when they catch the sun. For those interested in planting a combination of hyacinths Caribbean Dream will flower early in the season.