When you smell a Hyacinth, you know that spring has arrived. This most fragrant of all spring flowers is a sought-after ingredient in perfumes.
Hyacinth is one of the most important bulbflowers in the Netherlands.Hyacinthus orientalis, is a herbaceous perennial flowering plant, native to southwestern Asia, southern and central Turkey, northwestern Syria, Lebanon and northern Israel. Hyacinthus was introduced to Europe in the 16th century. It is widely cultivated everywhere in the temperate world for its strongly fragrant flowers which appear exceptionally early in the season, and frequently forced to flower at Christmas time.
The snell of a blooming hyacinthus is seriously delicious. and after the the flowers fade, you can plant them in the garden so you van enjoy them next year again.