Spring-planted Bulbs

Spring-planted bulbs produce dramatic garden color with minimal effort and are a great addition to your summer garden.  Not to be confused with “Fall Bulbs” which are planted in fall but flower in spring, “Spring Bulbs” are also known as “Summer Flowering Bulbs.”  Spring planted bulbs are tender and will not survive cold ground temperatures and should generally be planted around the last frost date or when you plant your vegetable garden. Because they are not cold hardy, spring bulbs should either be dug up, stored and then replanted every year or grown as annuals.  To get a quick start on growing your summer bulbs, pot them indoors 1-2 months before planting time and transplant them outside and into your garden. Fort Collins Nursery currently has all of these great varieties in stock:

Dahlia, Canna, Elephant Ear, Amaryllis, Gladiolus, Lily and more.

 

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