Wild Hyacinth

close up view of purple flowers on green stems
Wild Hyacinth. ©Tim Hauf, timhaufphotography.com.

Quick Facts
Height: Up to 2 ft.

Leaf Length: 4–16 in.

Flower Diameter: Up to 1 in.

Did You Know?
Wild hyacinths are also called blue dicks. Their bulbs are edible, raw or cooked, and were an important source of terrestrial (land-based) food for island peoples. Bulbs were collected and often roasted.

Last updated: November 9, 2018