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Hyacinths Top Size Hyacinths Ann Mary
Sweetly scented bells of old rose, becoming salmon with age. Neat head of medium size and very easy forcer; its short and sturdy habit makes it ideal for pots and window boxes. End of December.
Height: 20cm / 8"
RHS Award of Garden Merit: RHS Award of Garden Merit
Bulb Size: 18/19
Flowering Time: March
Primary Colour: Pink
Ann Mary has large thick spikes with bells of old rose which become salmon with age. It is sweetly scented and due to its sturdy habit it is an ideal plant for pots or window boxes. 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. Ann Mary is in fact one of the easiest varieties to force. The best time for these bulbs to be removed from the plunge or cellar is the end of December. Our Top Size Ann Mary has also been awarded the RHS Award of Garden Merit.