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Hyacinths Top Size Hyacinths Gipsy Queen
A lovely shade of Chinese yellow heavily flushed apricot tangerine. Strong trusses of closely set bells of a beautiful colour. Early February.
Height: 20cm / 8"
RHS Award of Garden Merit: RHS Award of Garden Merit
Bulb Size: 18/19
Flowering Time: March
Primary Colour: Orange
Gipsy Queen has closely set bells of a lovely shade of Chinese yellow which has a heavy flush of apricot tangerine. 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. The best time of year for Gipsy Queen bulbs to be removed from the plunge or cellar is February. Our Top Size Gipsy Queen has also been awarded the RHS Award of Garden Merit.