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Spanish Bluebells

Spanish Bluebells

Common Name: Spanish Bluebells

Botanical Name: Hyacinthoides hispanica

Plant Type: Perennial

Plant Size: Up to 16 inches

Typical Bloom Time: May

Spanish bluebell, otherwise known as the wood hyacinth is a bulbous perennial native to Spain, Portugal and northwest Africa. Each flower stem contains 12 or more pendulous, bell-shaped, bluish lavender flowers. At East 69th Street, Spanish bluebells were generously donated by the Garden Club of America in 2012.

Park Locations

Conservatory Garden

East side from 104th to 106th Street