Midnight black buds
give way to cobalt blue and electric indigo blooms.
Striking color combo. Best viewed from the inside out.
The black stem stalk is also of note.
An exceptional color & bulb in every way.
Well, perhaps the bloom could be a bit fuller....
Most of the hyacinths forced here are not planted in the garden. They are simply enjoyed then discarded.
p.s. This post is dedicated to Esther. A relative I've never met but who took the time to send the nicest handwritten note last week that truly inspired & re-energized me regarding the blog. Thank you so much. Your words meant more than you can know and the timing could not have been more perfect. You are truly a family treasure and I regret missing out on an introduction...