As summer winds down and school starts again, it’s hard to imagine your garden in spring, isn’t it? But in order to plan for spring bulbs, you need to start thinking about and planning for them now. Let us help! The following is list of bulbs that you can order and plant right now that will keep your garden blooming from February to June of next year, and many springs to come. Of course contact us at any time and we’d be more than happy to design a full spring bulb display for your property. It’s one of our favorite things to design.
Galanthus nivalis (Snowdrop) - Feb/March - small white flowers; naturalize in garden bed or lawn
Chionodoxa forbesii (Glory of the Snow) - Feb/March
Scilla bifolia - March - great for rock gardens
Crocus ‘Spring Beauty’ - March - also great for rock gardens
Narcissus ‘February Gold’ - Feb/March - early blooming Daffodil; all yellow
Eranthis hyemalis (Winter Aconite) - Feb/March - small yellow flower; enjoys part shade
Iris reticulata ‘Harmony’ - Fragrant and blue; small and great for rock gardens
Tulipa ‘Apricot Beauty' - April - Soft salmon color
Muscari armeniacum (Grape Hyacinth) - April - flowers resemble small grapes. Looks terrific in spring container arrangements.
Fritilaria imperialis 'Rubra Maxima' - April/May - Orange with purple veins; a real show stopper
Narcissus ‘Jetfire’ - April/May - Produces a lot of flowers; yellow petals and an orange cup
Tulipa ‘Apeldoorn’ - Darwin hybrid, vivid red color
Hyacinthoides non scripta - May - Adaptable; shade tolerant; pretty purple flowers. Looks great planted in a mass.
Allium ‘Purple Sensation’- May - Purple globe atop tall stem. Interplant to hide foliage
Leucojum aestivum (Snowflake) - May - Lovely white flower; naturalizes well
Dutch Iris ‘Carmen’ - May - white with pink
Tulipa ‘Mount Tacoma’ - May - Gorgeous ivory white double flowering tulip
Narcissus ‘Quail’ - May - Great for containers; fragrant
Narcissus ‘Geranium’ - May - A whopping six flowers per stem!