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Hyacinthus is a small genus of bulbous , fragrant flowering plants in the family Asparagaceae , subfamily Scilloideae . [1] These are commonly called hyacinths / ˈ h aɪ ə s ɪ n θ s / . The genus is native to the eastern Mediterranean (from the south of Turkey through to northern Israel ). [2]

Eichhornia crassipes , commonly known as (common) water hyacinth , is an aquatic plant native to the Amazon basin , and is often a highly problematic invasive species outside its native range.

Hyacinth bulbs are planted in the fall and borne in spring. The Victorians revered hyacinths for their sweet, lingering fragrance, and carefully massed them in low beds, planting in rows of one color each.

Hyacinth is the common name for approximately 30 perennial flowering plants of the genus Hyacinthus (order Liliales, family Liliaceae) of the Mediterranean region and Africa.