About Hyacinth Bulbs
Hyacinths are spring-flowering bulbs with long, narrow leaves that are folded lengthwise and richly colored flowers and an incredible fragrance that can perfume your entire garden. Like other spring-flowering bulbs, hyacinths are easy to grow. Just plant the hyacinth bulbs in fall to enjoy beautiful flowers the following spring.
Hyacinths are one of the easiest spring bulbs to grow. Although hyacinth plants are small, they pack a big punch of both color and fragrance in their clusters of blooms. There are many varieties available in several colors, including purple, white, yellow and pink. Hyacinth bulbs can be grown indoors as well as in your garden.
You can plant hyacinth bulb in the perennial garden, flower bed, and border, walkways, cutting garden and in a container. Plant hyacinth bulbs 4 to 6 inches deep and 6 to 8 inches apart, in a sunny, well-drained area in early fall. Winter mulching is advisable in colder regions.