Hyacinths

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View of five varieties of hyacinths in the foreground of a coastal landscape. Hyacinths are native to the eastern Mediterranean and make up a genus of three species in the Asparagaceae family. The flowers depicted in this plate are referred to as follows by the author:

The double white hyacinth has been denominated La Heroine; that which is double and all of a light blue, Globe Terrestre. The Diana Van Epheson is a double white hyacinth, with small red spots; and Velour Pourpre is the dark double blue hyacinth with green at the edges of the petals; and the single dark blue is named Don Gratuit.

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