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Heirloom Hyacinths

Match the cultivar to its description/year introduced.  Need clues and source?  Check out www.oldhousegardens.com.
 
1.  City of Haarlem a. soft yellow, 1893
2.  Gipsy Queen b. soft blue and lavender, double, 1878
3.  General Köhler c. apricot, 1927
4.  Grand Monarque d. silvery blue, 1863
5.  Hollyhock e. soft pink, 1875
6.  Lady Derby f. blue-purple, 1562, the original species
7. L'Innocence g. vivid rose, double, late bloom, 1936
8. Madame Sophie h.  indigo purple, 1860
9.  Marie i. white, 1863
10.  Roman Blue j. ivory white, double, 1929

 

Answers:

1.  a

2.  c

3.  b

4.  d

5. g

6.  e

7.  i

8.  j

9.  h

10. f


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