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Plant family: hyacinthaceae

 

I use the GRIN online query system to determine plant families. The list below shows the plants in my database listed as members of the hyacinthaceae family. Click on the botanical name of any plant to go to the plant portrait. For a list of all the plant families represented in our garden, see my families page.


Botanical name Common name Category FlowersSize
Brimeura amethystina Spanish hyacinthperennial (Z6-7) blue, sometimes white (spring-early summer)6"
Chionodoxa luciliae glory of the snowperennial bulb (Z3-8) blue (April)3"
Galtonia candicans summer hyacinthperennial (Z6/7-10) creamy white (mid-summer)4'
Galtonia viridiflora summer hyacinthperennial pale green3-4'
Hyacinthella leucophaea ssp. atchleyi perennial bulb pale blue (early spring)6"
Hyacinthoides hispanica Spanish bluebellsperennial (Z4-8) blue (spring)16-20"
Hyacinthoides vicentina perennial bulb blue
Hyacinthus hyacinthperennial bulb various12"
Ledebouria 'Gary Hammer' false squillperennial (Z7-10) pink (spring)6"
Muscari armeniacum grape hyacinthperennial bulb (Z3-9) blue (April)4"
Ornithogalum narbonense southern star of Bethlehemperennial white (spring)10-20"
Ornithogalum sintenisii perennial bulb white (early spring)4"
Polyxena longituba pink (fall)
Puschkinia scilloides striped squill; Lebanese squillperennial bulb white/light blue (early spring)4"
Scilla autumnalis autumn squillperennial (Z5-8) violet/lavender (late summer-fall)6-12"
Scilla litardierei meadow squillperennial blue (late spring)6"
Scilla mischtschenkoana squillperennial
Veltheimia bracteata forest lily; Cape lilytender perennial (Z9-10) pink (winter)18-24"

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Last modified: December 11, 2014
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