Here are tips on placing bulbs in the garden so that they grow well and look their best, too:
Amaryllis typically bloom 6 to 8 weeks after they are potted, so if you want your amaryllis in bloom for Christmas or New Year’s, plant the bulb in early to mid-November.
Virtues: This late-blooming allium, or ornamental onion, has round purple flowers that appear in early to midsummer, later than most other alliums.
Do I need to “pre-cool” my bulbs before I plant them? How does that work?
Question: I would like to add some spring-blooming bulbs to my lawn this fall. What kinds will naturalize well?
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Virtues: We love ‘Advance’ snow crocus (Crocus chrysanthus ‘Advance’) for its bright and cheerful two-tone flowers. They remind us of Easter eggs!
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Bulb Forcing For Beginners and the Seriously Smitten by Art Wolk 255 pages, hardcover AAB Book Publishing Company LLC, 2012 List price: $32.95 Gardeners are known to force bulbs into bloom during the dark days of winter, especially gardeners who … Read Article