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Hyacinths Top Size Hyacinths Yellow Queen
Derived from Gipsy Queen it produces a neat head with many elegant bells of rich butter yellow turning to butter cream with age. The best yellow hyacinth. Early February.
Height: 25cm / 10"
RHS Award of Garden Merit: RHS Award of Garden Merit
Bulb Size: 18/19
Flowering Time: March
Primary Colour: Yellow
- Long Description
Originally derived from Gipsy Queen, Yellow Queen has a neat head with many rich butter yellow bells. It is by far the best yellow hyacinth available today. 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 Yellow Queen to be removed from the plunge or cellar is February. Our Top Size Yellow Queen has also been awarded the RHS Award of Garden Merit.