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    Delft Blue

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    Product Information
    🚚 Shipping Starts: Last week of September '24
    📦 Quantity per Package: 5 Bulbs

    ☀️ Light Required: Full Sun / Partial Shade
    🌷 Height: 10-12"
    🌸 Blooming Period: Mid Spring
    🌱 Bulb Size: 16/17
    Planting Distance: 4-6"
    Planting Depth: 6"
    📍 Hardiness Zone: Zone 3-9
    🦌 Deer Resistant: Yes
    💐 Minimum Bulbs for Effect: 5-10
    Delft Blue

    About Delft Blue

    Transform your garden into a vibrant oasis with the stunning Hyacinth Delft Blue! This exquisite flower variety boasts delicate petals in a mesmerizing shade of blue, evoking a sense of tranquility and beauty.

    • Striking blue petals that add a pop of color to any garden
    • Sweet fragrance that fills the air with an enchanting scent
    • Compact size, perfect for borders, beds, or containers
    • Easy to grow and ideal for both experienced and novice gardeners

    How to plant and take care of Delft Blue

    • Choose a sunny or partially shaded location with well-drained soil
    • Plant the bulbs in the fall, around 6-8 inches deep and 4-6 inches apart
    • Water thoroughly after planting, then maintain moist soil throughout the growing season
    • Apply a balanced fertilizer in early spring to encourage healthy growth
    • Deadhead spent flowers to promote continuous blooming
    • Protect from extreme cold temperatures and provide mulch during winter
    • Enjoy the stunning blooms and intoxicating fragrance!

    Frequently Asked Questions

    The ideal time to plant Hyacinth Delft Blue is in the fall, preferably around September to October. Planting during this period allows the bulbs to establish their root systems before winter, ensuring a healthy growth cycle. It is crucial to plant them before the ground freezes to provide sufficient time for the bulbs to settle and prepare for spring blooming. By planting in the fall, you'll witness the vibrant blooms of Hyacinth Delft Blue in early spring, creating a stunning display of blue flowers in your garden.

    Hyacinth Delft Blue typically takes around 4 months to bloom after planting. They go into a dormant state during the winter. This flowering time can vary slightly depending on factors such as weather conditions, soil quality, and the specific growth characteristics of the bulbs. To ensure optimal blooming, it is essential to provide the bulbs with proper care and conditions during their growth period. Adequate sunlight, well-draining soil, and regular watering are crucial for promoting healthy growth and encouraging the timely blooming of your Hyacinth Delft Blue.

    To plant Hyacinth Delft Blue, follow these steps for a successful and beautiful display of flowers.

    • Start by selecting a location with well-drained soil and full sun to partial shade.
    • Dig a hole that is approximately 6 to 8 inches deep.
    • Place the bulb in the hole with the pointed side facing upward and cover it with soil, gently pressing it down.
    • Space multiple bulbs at least 4 to 6 inches apart to allow room for growth.
    • After planting, water the bulbs thoroughly to settle the soil.
    • Throughout the growing season, maintain regular watering and provide adequate nutrients for optimal growth and blooming.

    Hyacinth Delft Blue bulbs contain substances that can be toxic to pets if ingested. The bulbs contain alkaloids, particularly in the outer layers, which can cause gastrointestinal irritation and other symptoms in animals. Common signs of ingestion include vomiting, diarrhea, drooling, and abdominal discomfort. In severe cases, it can even lead to more serious health issues. Therefore, it is crucial to keep Hyacinth Delft Blue bulbs out of reach from pets and ensure they are not tempted to chew or consume them. If you suspect your pet has ingested any part of the plant, contact your veterinarian immediately for guidance.

    When planting Hyacinth Delft Blue bulbs, it is recommended to plant them at a depth of approximately 6 to 8 inches. This depth provides adequate coverage and protection for the bulbs while allowing them to receive the necessary nutrients and moisture from the soil. Planting at this depth also helps stabilize the bulbs, preventing them from toppling over as they grow. However, it's important to note that soil and climate conditions can influence the planting depth. If you are in an area with colder winters, planting the bulbs slightly deeper can provide extra insulation and protection against frost.

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