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Botanical name: Hyacinthus orientalis 'City of Haarlem'
Other names: Hyacinth 'City of Haarlem'
Variety or cultivar: 'City of Haarlem' _ 'City of Haarlem' is a bulbous perennial with dark-green, strap-shaped leaves and a densly-packed spike of fragrant, yellow, bell-shaped flowers in spring.
Hyacinthus orientalis 'City of Haarlem' is: Deciduous
Flower: Yellow in Spring
Foliage: Dark-green in Spring
Fragrance: Flowers are fragrant.
Toxicity: May cause skin irritation and if ingested may cause severe discomfort.
Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Pests: Generally pest-free.
Diseases: Generally disease-free.
Propagation methods: Offsets. REGISTER to read more...
Hyacinthus orientalis 'City of Haarlem' (Hyacinth 'City of Haarlem') will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.1m after 2-5 years.
Suggested uses: City, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Low Maintenance, Mediterranean, Containers
Cultivation: Plant bulbs 10cm deep in autumn in fertile, moist, free draining soil in sun or partial shade, in a sheltered position. If growing in containers, ensure they do not become waterlogged.
|This plant likes...||Garden match|
|Soil types:||Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Well-drained|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Alkaline, Neutral|
|Light:||Partial Shade, Full Sun|
|Aspect:||North, South, East, West|
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