Definition of Common hyacinth
1. Noun. Widely grown for its fragrance and its white, pink, blue, or purplish flowers.
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Literary usage of Common hyacinth
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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, ..."