As Promised: Dead and Alive Hyacinths

The colours of my hyacinths seem to become more intense as they die. The idea of fading away doesn’t seem to occur to them.


Although one of them had apparently finished its flowering and I was letting the pot dry, suddenly a new little flower appeared at the base, right by the bulb, in defiance it seemed of the other blooms.

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15 thoughts on “As Promised: Dead and Alive Hyacinths

  1. I have just recently “discovered” hyacinths and posted a photo of them today on my blog. I have some in my kitchen and the fragrance has been heavenly all week!

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