Hyacinthoides 'Queen of the Pinks'
Hyacinthoides 'Queen of the Pinks'

Hyacinthoides 'Queen of the Pinks'

"Pink bluebells"

Hyacinthoides 'Queen of the Pinks'

10 bulbs — £5.50

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Orders placed before 1 September 2024
You can expect your order in August/September

Orders placed 1 September - 15 October 2024
You can expect your order in September/October

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Bluebells are a true joy of spring, and this pretty pink variety is bound to make you smile. Providing masses of colour and flowering with true elegance every spring, Hyacinthoides hispanica ‘Queen of Pinks’ really is bluebell royalty. If you have a large space to fill, this vigorous pink Spanish Bluebell (possibly more aptly named ‘Pinkbell’) is a great naturaliser and will be just the ticket. Plant the hyacinthoides bulbs in autumn and you’ll be in for a lovely treat for many years to come, with lush strap-like foliage and multiple flowering stems eventually carpeting a spacious area with its delicate pastel-pink blooms.

Hyacinthoides hispanica ‘Queen of Pinks’ loves shade so it’s perfect for providing a soft wave of colour in a tricky spot, such as under a tree or in the depths of a shrubbery. It also looks lovely in pots and makes a brilliant cut flower. With excellent vigour and strong naturalising capabilities, you won’t be short of stems to display in pretty spring posies!

* To avoid cross-hybridisation with native English bluebells in the UK, this variety is best grown in enclosed gardens or areas away from British woodland and countryside where it may be become invasive.

Key features

  • Good for cutting

  • Perfect for pots

  • Comes back every year

  • Fragrant

  • Loved by pollinators

  • Naturalising

  • Great for shade

  • Packed in paper bags

  • Low maintenance

  • Fully hardy

  • Rodent resistant

Specs & details

  • Botanical name

    Hyacinthoides hispanica 'Queen of the Pinks'

  • Flower colour


  • Bulb size


  • Established height


  • Established spread


  • Plant spacing

    100 bulbs per m2

  • Leaf colour


  • Habit


  • Life cycle


  • Hardiness

    Fully hardy

  • Years to establish

    1st year

  • Sunlight

    Partial shade
    Dappled shade
    Full shade

  • Position


  • Suitable for

    Large containers
    Ground cover
    Woodland gardens
    Cottage gardens
    Cut flower Gardens
    Low maintenance gardens

  • Soil acidity


  • Soil moisture

    Free draining

  • Soil type

    Multipurpose compost
    Loam-based compost

  • Growing skill

    Easy to grow

  • Scented


  • Pollinator-friendly


  • Mouse resistant


  • Rabbit resistant


  • Deer resistant


  • Toxicity

    Skin/eyes irritant
    Harmful if eaten

Plant calendar

  • Planting
  • Flowering

Useful information

    • Plant your Hyacinthoides 'Queen of the Pinks' bulbs from mid to late autumn;

    • Plant in borders or containers in sun or partial shade;

    • Plant your "Pink bluebells" bulbs two to three times as deep as the bulb is high;

    • Space the bulbs about twice the bulb diameter apart;

    • Place the Hyacinthoides 'Queen of the Pinks' bulbs with the pointed side facing upwards.

    Read all planting & care instructions

  • Orders placed before 1 September 2024
    You can expect your order in September 2024

    Orders placed 1 September - 15 October 2024
    You can expect your order in October 2024

    Orders placed 16 October - 15 December 2024
    You can expect your order within 10 business days

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