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hyacinthhy‧a‧cinth /ˈhaɪəsənθ/ noun [countable]  DLGHBPa garden plant with blue, pink, or white bell-shaped flowers and a sweet smell
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hyacinthDaffodils, hyacinths, bluebells and many species of lily also contain toxins.Higher up, position a ring of grape hyacinth bulbs.Crocus, tulips, grape hyacinths and the rest can follow.As I turned out the lights, I caught a whiff of the intense fragrance of hyacinths.My house feels solid and safe and orderly; hyacinths and narcissus bloom indoors here even in the dead of winter.Pot up freesias, tulips, hyacinths and narcissi for winter and spring displays.Water gardens: Gardens composed in ponds, pools or tubs using plants such as water lilies and water hyacinths.Schistosomiasis is prevalent and water hyacinths have spread throughout the canal system.
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