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