Hyacinthus orientalis L. - Garden Hyacinth
Family - Liliaceae
Stems - No info. yet.
Leaves - No info. yet.
Inflorescence - No info. yet.
Flowers - No info. yet.
Flowering - March - May.
Habitat - Cultivated.
Origin - Native to North Africa and Eurasia.
Other info. - This showy species can be found cultivated throughout Missouri and is commonly sold as a potted plant just about everywhere. The flowers of cultivated plants range from white to blue or pink. Wild plants have far fewer flowers than those of cultivated plants and are usually bluish.
Photographs taken in Vale, NC., 3-15-03