Spring Bulbs

March 1, 2020

Spring Bulbs

Characteristics & Cultural Requirements

  • Height/Spread: varying
  • Habit/Form: Upright
  • Hardiness Zone: varying
  • Exposure: varying (mostly full sun to part shade)
  • Soil: Medium, well-drained

Ornamental Value

Spring bulbs such as tulips, daffodils, and crocus are an often overlooked component when planning a landscape renovation. Typically planted in the late fall, spring bulbs are the welcomers of spring's arrival. Well planned, spring bulbs fill the gap in the early spring when the days are warm, yet our beloved landscape plants are still working their way out of the soil. Spring bulbs come in an array of colors and styles.

Landscape Uses

Summer bedding plant areas, intertwined throughout perennial and shrub beds and in planters

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