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    Splendid Cornelia

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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 4-10
    🦌 Deer Resistant: Yes
    💐 Minimum Bulbs for Effect: 5-10
    Splendid Cornelia

    About Splendid Cornelia

    Transform your garden into a breathtaking floral paradise with the Hyacinth Splendid Cornelia. This magnificent flower will brighten up your garden with its vibrant colors and delicate fragrance.

    • Gorgeous blooms in shades of purple, and blue
    • Irresistible fragrance that perfumes the air
    • Compact size, perfect for borders or containers
    • Easy to grow and low maintenance
    • Ideal for both indoor and outdoor planting

    How to plant and take care of Splendid Cornelia

    • Choose a sunny location with well-draining soil
    • Plant the bulbs in the fall, approximately 6-8 inches deep and 4-6 inches apart
    • Water thoroughly after planting and keep the soil slightly moist during the growing season
    • Provide regular watering, especially during dry spells
    • Apply a balanced fertilizer in early spring
    • Remove spent flowers to encourage new blooms
    • After the blooming period, allow the foliage to die back naturally
    • Mulch around the bulbs to protect them during winter

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Hyacinth Splendid Cornelia is a frost-hardy variety, which means it can tolerate colder temperatures without significant damage. However, in extremely harsh winter conditions, it is still recommended to provide some protection. Applying a layer of mulch around the base of the plant can help insulate the roots and protect them from freezing. Additionally, covering the plant with a frost cloth or moving it to a sheltered location during severe frosts can provide extra protection and ensure its survival.

    When it comes to fertilizing Hyacinth Splendid Cornelia, a balanced and organic fertilizer is generally recommended. Opt for a slow-release or granular fertilizer with an NPK ratio around 10-10-10 or similar. This balanced ratio ensures a healthy supply of essential nutrients such as nitrogen (N), phosphorus (P), and potassium (K). Before applying the fertilizer, make sure the soil is moist, and sprinkle it evenly around the base of the plant, avoiding direct contact with the foliage. Remember to follow the manufacturer's instructions regarding dosage and frequency of application for best results.

    Several factors can contribute to a Hyacinth Splendid Cornelia not blooming. One common reason is insufficient sunlight. These plants require full sun or at least six hours of direct sunlight daily to promote flower formation. If they are growing in a shaded area, consider relocating them to a sunnier spot. Another possibility is inadequate nutrition. Hyacinths benefit from a well-balanced fertilizer, as mentioned earlier, to support their blooming. Finally, improper planting depth can also affect flowering. Ensure the bulbs are planted at the recommended depth, usually about three times their height, to encourage robust blooms.

    Deadheading Hyacinth Splendid Cornelia involves removing the spent or faded flowers from the plant. Deadheading not only improves the plant's appearance but also encourages more flower production. When the flowers are left to mature and produce seeds, the plant's energy gets directed toward seed production instead of forming new flower buds. By removing the spent flowers promptly, you redirect the plant's energy toward producing more blooms. Use clean and sharp pruning shears or your fingers to snip off the faded flowers just above the stem. Regular deadheading throughout the blooming season can result in prolonged flowering and a more vibrant display of Hyacinth Splendid Cornelia's beautiful blooms.

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