Hyacinthus Amethystinus - Though nearly related to H. azureus, is quite different, and flowers a month later and at a time when there is a dearth of flowers of this description in the hardy bulb garden.
Hyacinth (Hyacinthus) - The familiar garden Hyacinth is not generally included among hardy plants, though it is perfectly hardy, and when treated as it should be, most important.
Hyacinthus Azureus - One of the earliest as well as the most charming of our early spring flowers.
Hylas, like Adonis and Hyacinthus, represents the fresh vegetation of spring, or the water of a fountain, which dries up under the heat of summer.
Being spurned by Hyacinthus, he caused his death by accident at the hands of Apollo.
Besides these there are the various spring-flowering bulbs, such as the varieties of Hyacinthus, Tulipa, Narcissus, Fritillaria, Muscari or Grape Hyacinth, Crocus, Scilla, Chionodoxa and Galanthus or Snowdrop.
Adonis, Linus, Hyacinthus); the flower itself was regarded as a symbol of such death.
From his blood sprang a red flower, as at the death of Hyacinthus, which bore on its leaves the initial letters of his name AI, also expressive of lament (Pausanias i.
O - &lrcecpos, but there seems no doubt that this term, like the Hebrew sapir of the Old Testament, was formerly applied to what is now called lapis lazuli; the modern sapphire was probably known as baKCveos (hyacinthus).