In this quick tutorial you'll learn how to draw a Hyacinth Flower in 4 easy steps - great for kids and novice artists.
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At the bottom you can read some interesting facts about the Hyacinth Flower.
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How to Draw a Hyacinth Flower - Step-by-Step Tutorial
Step 1: First draw the center of the flower by drawing six dots placed apart.
Step 2: Then draw the uper petals by drawing five to six small skinny petals around each center dot.
Step 3: Next draw the lower petals in a similar way just smaller.
Step 4: The last step is to add is to add the stem which should be a straight line up from the bottom and small branches off of that to connect the flowers.
Interesting Facts about Hyacinths
Hyacinths are spikey flowers that grow naturally in the Middle East. The flowers are a ball of star shaped flowers that wrap around the tall stem. Hyacinths grow 6 to 8 inches tall. They are normally a dark purple giving them the more common name “Grape Hyacinths.” But they can be red, white, orange, pink or yellow. Hyacinths became very popular with gardeners during the Victorian times. They are still planted in gardens today as a way to give color to a display.
Did you know?
- There are 3 species of Hyacinth.
- Hyacinths can be grown in pots.
- In flower language, a hyacinth means “fairness” or “sincerity.” Gardeners in Victorian times would plant 1 row of each color to make into house plants.
- Hyacinth bulbs are poisonous and have to be picked up with gloves.
- In Persian culture, Hyacinths are used to decorate homes for “Haft-Seen” a festival that celebrates spring.
Activity: Throw a spring party for your class. Decorate your classroom with potted plants like Hyacinths, Daises, and other spring favorites. Go around the room and ask each student to say their favorite thing about spring. Serve snacks and do a fun activity like flying kites.