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Hyacinths Top Size Hyacinths Vuurbaak
A fine head of many bright rosy red bells coupled with its rich mid green foliage makes this an outstanding showy hyacinth with a delicious scent. End of January.
Height: 25cm / 10"
Bulb Size: 18/19
Flowering Time: March
Primary Colour: Red
An outstanding showy hyacinth, Vuurbaak has bells of a bright rosy red with rich contrasting mid green foliage. 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. Vuurbaak 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 January.