Hyacinthaceae Family

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Hyacinth BudsHyacinth Buds (03/23/2007) A garden yellow hyacinth preparing to bloom (click photo to see after picture).

Yellow HyacinthYellow Hyacinth (03/23/2007) This picture shows a large yellow hyacinth in a nest of smaller grape hyacinths.

Hyacinth and CactusHyacinth and Cactus (03/23/2007) This unnatural combination of hyacinth and cactus works well for a low water rock garden in the high desert.

Grape HyacinthGrape Hyacinth (03/23/2007) A layer of blue Grape Hyacinth (Muscari spp.) adds an interesting depth to a garden.

Yellow HyacinthYellow Hyacinth (03/23/2007) A Yellow Hyacinth in bloom ... click photo to see the before picture.

Grape HyacinthGrape Hyacinth (03/23/2007) The curly monocotyle leaves of the grape hyacinth are almost as interesting as the

White HyacinthWhite Hyacinth (04/09/2002) Another domestic flower blooming in the Spring.

Purple HyacinthPurple Hyacinth (04/09/2002) Some of the first flowers of the year.

Purple HyacinthPurple Hyacinth (04/09/2002)

Baby HyacinthBaby Hyacinth (03/24/2008) The buds of a hyacinth in Early Spring.

Easter FlowersEaster Flowers (04/12/2009) Deer had eaten most of the Easter Flowers. These Hyacinth were protected by a cactus.

Grape HyacinthGrape Hyacinth (05/14/2009) Grape Hyacinth framed by a red fence.

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Hyacinthaceae Family

The hyacinth used to be included in the Lily family. It was recently reclassified as a separate family. The family is considered to have about 1000 species in 70 genera.

The flower was named from the Greek divine hero (Ὑάκινθος — Hyakinthos) who was the son of Clio and Pierus. The myth is that Hyacinth died when playing discus with Apollo.

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