Definition of Common hyacinth

1. Noun. Widely grown for its fragrance and its white, pink, blue, or purplish flowers.

Exact synonyms: Hyacinthus Orientalis
Generic synonyms: Hyacinth

Lexicographical Neighbors of Common Hyacinth

common ground
common gull
common gulls
common gum cistus
common heath
common hepatic artery
common hepatic duct
common hepatica
common hop
common hops
common horehound
common hornbeam
common hornbeams
common horsetail
common horsetails
common hyacinth (current term)
common iguana
common iliac artery
common iliac lymph nodes
common iliac vein
common intermediate
common interosseous artery
common ion effect
common ivy
common jasmine
common juniper
common kestrel
common kestrels
common kingsnake
common knowledge

Literary usage of Common hyacinth

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Ladies' Companion to the Flower Garden: Being an Alphabetical by Loudon (Jane), Jane (Webb) Loudon (1865)
"In Miller's Gardener's Dictionary, Hair-bells occur in the index, and is referred to the common Hyacinth, Hyacinthus non- ..."

2. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1915)
"common hyacinth. Fig. 1926. Lvs. 8-12 in. long, ^2-ll/i in. wide, thick and green: scape 8-18 in. tall, stout, bearing an elongated and dense raceme: ..."

3. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"... and th? filaments thread-like or dilated at the base. Bulbous plants with only radical Ivs., and fls. in a raceme or spike. The common Hyacinth is H. ..."

4. Ornamental Gardening for Americans: A Treatise on Beautifying Homes, Rural by Elias A. Long (1899)
"Purple ; June ; 1 to 2 feet; also white and double white varieties. Hyacinth (Hyacinthus).—common hyacinth (H. ori- ..."

5. Lawns and Gardens: How to Plant and Beautify the Home Lot, the Pleasure by Nils Jönsson-Rose (1897)
"The common hyacinth is only used for spring bedding, for which purpose the single varieties are best. They are planted in autumn six inches apart, ..."

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