Hyacinth growing already

descoutJanuary 31, 2011

I planted some Hyacinth bulbs (at least that I remember) I notice they are coming up already. Is this too early for them to start sprouting already? Do they need to be protected from the cold at all? Thanks. I am located west of Atlanta.

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esh_ga

It's pretty common - daffodils are famous for this. If it gets really cold, you can throw a clump of pine straw or leaves over the tips for the night.

    Bookmark   February 1, 2011 at 12:12PM
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sassybutterfly_2008(7 NorthWest GA)

Mine are peeking out as well. It's this CRAZY weather pattern.. warm, cold, warm, cold. I'm ready for Spring! :)

    Bookmark   February 3, 2011 at 9:23AM
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rjinga

(I'm near Macon) I have some nearly all the way up and fully flowering already, but interestingly enough NOT all of them are up...so who knows what is going on with the few that have decided it's tim to be popping up! The only thing that I hate about them coming up early is that they wont last long enough (for my liking).

    Bookmark   February 11, 2011 at 9:47AM
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jay_7bsc(8a)

In the Southeast, winter is the season during which bulb foliage emerges--daffodils, hyacinths, tulips, etc. Our old-fashioned hyacinths--the Roman hyacinths and the Chestnut Flower hyacinths are up and growing.

    Bookmark   February 18, 2011 at 5:17PM
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flwrs4lakota

way down in south GA ours are coming up also.

    Bookmark   February 21, 2011 at 7:39PM
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vietzero

I live in forest park and there are no hyacinth yet. For some reason my gladiolus are started to come up too.

    Bookmark   February 26, 2011 at 1:47AM
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mnguye5

I'm in Atlanta and the one that I left in the ground came up, blooms and all and: the ones I stored away started to sprout.

    Bookmark   February 26, 2011 at 11:32PM
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alsosara(7B)

I'm central ITP and about 1/2 of mine have some portion of the plant above ground now, but none more than 3 inches.

    Bookmark   February 28, 2011 at 8:08PM
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