"A bulbous plant of the genus Hyacinthus, bearing beautiful spikes of fragrant flowers. H. orientalis is a common variety.
A plant of the genus Camassia (C. Farseri), called also Eastern camass; wild hyacinth. The name also given to Scilla Peruviana, a Mediterranean plant, one variety of which produces white, and another blue, flowers; -- called also, from a mistake as to its origin, Hyacinth of Peru. A red variety of zircon, sometimes used as a gem. See Zircon."
A Photo a Day # 90
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