Planting Guide for Bulbs

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Planting Guide for Common Bulbs
(summer bulbs highlighted in green)

For all your plant and bulb needs.

True Bulbs

BOTANICAL NAME COMMON NAME BLOOMS PLANTED HARDY TO ZONE
Allium Allium Late Spring Fall 5
Amaryllis Belladonna Lily Late Summer Summer 7
Chionodoxa Glory of the Snow Early Spring Fall 3
Hippeastrum Amaryllis Indoors-Win,  Spr Fall 8
Fritillaria Fritillary, Crown Imperial Spring Fall 3
Galanthus Snowdrop Early Spring Fall 3
Hyacinthus Hyacinth Spring Fall 3
Iris Dutch Iris Spring Fall 7
Leucojum Snowflake Spr, Sumr types Fall/Spr 3
Lilium Lily Summer Fall 4
Muscari Grape Hyacinth Spring Fall 3
Narcissus Narcissus, Daffodil Spring Fall 4
Ornithogalum Star of Bethlehem Summer Fall 8 (6, some)
Scilla Squill, Bluebell Spring Late Sumr 3
Tulipa Tulip Spring Fall 3

Corms

BOTANICAL NAME COMMON NAME BLOOMS PLANTED HARDY TO ZONE
Acidanthera Peacock flower Summer Spring 7
Colchicum Autumn crocus, Meadow saffron Fall Summer 5
Colocasia Elephant's Ear Summer Spring 10
Crocosmia Montebretia Summer Fall 7
Crocus Crocus Spring Fall 3
Freesia Freesia Indoors-Spr Fall 9
Gladiolus Gladiolus, Sword Lily Summer Late Spr 7
Sparaxis Harlequin Flower Late Spr/Sumr Spring 9

Rhizomes

BOTANICAL NAME COMMON NAME BLOOMS PLANTED HARDY TO ZONE
Anemone (some) Poppy Anemone Summer Spring 7
Canna Canna Summer Late Spr 8
Convallaria Lily of the Valley Late Spring Fall 3
Iris Iris Summer Fall 4
Trillium Wood Lily Late Spring Fall 5
Zantedeschia Calla, Arum lily Outside-Sumr Late Spr 8

Tubers

BOTANICAL NAME COMMON NAME BLOOMS PLANTED HARDY TO ZONE
Anemone Anemone, Windflower Spring Fall 4
Begonia Tuberous begonia Summer Late Spr 9
Caladium Caladium Summer Late Spr 9
Cyclamen Cyclamen Spr/Sumr types Fall 5
Eranthis Winter Aconite Early Spring Fall 4

Tuberous Roots

BOTANICAL NAME COMMON NAME BLOOMS PLANTED HARDY TO ZONE
Clivia Clivia, Kaffir Lily Indoors/Spring Any 9
Dahlia Dahlia Summer Late Spr 8
Hemerocallis Daylily Summer Spring 4
Ranunculus Persian Buttercup Summer Late Spr 7
 

 

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