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Winter – An Important Time for a Flowerbulb

Winter – An Important Time for a Flowerbulb

Winter cold is essential to the life cycle of bulbs.
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Planting and Care Instructions

Planting and Care Instructions

A paper copy of the Colorblends Planting & Care Instructions is enclosed with every order.
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4 Bulb Myths Busted

4 Bulb Myths Busted

Colorblends dishes the truth about 4 common myths about bulbs.
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Off With Their Heads!

Off With Their Heads!

In Holland, when tulips start to bloom in the fields, Dutch bulb growers do their best to cut off the flowers as quickly as possible.
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Dancing Daffodils

Dancing Daffodils

Daffodils use their lenticular stems and petals that fold into a cylinder to withstand strong winds.
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New to Bulbs

New to Bulbs

Bulbs are plants, with a difference. Here you will find a brief introduction to bulbs and how to plant and care for them.
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When to Plant

When to Plant

The short answer is “fall,” but we can be a little more precise.
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Receiving Your Bulbs in the Fall

Receiving Your Bulbs in the Fall

Keep your newly arrived bulbs cool and dry, and get them into the ground as soon as possible.
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Choosing a Planting Site

Choosing a Planting Site

Success with bulbs depends first and foremost on sunshine and soil that drains well.
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How to Plant

How to Plant

Planting bulbs is easy. Warning: Your back may disagree with that statement.
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Water and Fertilizer

Water and Fertilizer

Neither should be applied unless necessary.
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How Many Bulbs Do I Need?

How Many Bulbs Do I Need?

Here you will find formulas for calculating the square footage of a planting area.
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Care After Bloom

Care After Bloom

Remove the spent flowers if you wish, but be sure to let the foliage die back naturally if you want flowers again the following spring.
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Planting Amaryllises

Planting Amaryllises

If you are used to planting outdoors, you may be out of practice potting. Don't worry - we have you covered.
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Recommendations for the South

Recommendations for the South

Many spring-flowering bulbs struggle in warm southern climates. Some do fine despite the lack of prolonged winter cold. Others do reasonably well if prechilled before planting.
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Prechilling: For Warm Southern Climates

Prechilling: For Warm Southern Climates

For bulbs that are to be planted in mild-winter climates, it is possible to supplement winter cold by placing the bulbs in a refrigerator for 6–12 weeks before planting.
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Where Do Tulips Come From?

Where Do Tulips Come From?

Most people associate tulips with Holland, but they didn’t originate there.
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Why Do They Grow Tulips in Holland?

Why Do They Grow Tulips in Holland?

The answer comes down to wealth, weather, and work.
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Got Deer? Plant Deer-Resistant Bulbs

Got Deer? Plant Deer-Resistant Bulbs

Are deer a problem for you or your clients? Colorblends offers a complete list of deer-resistant bulbs.
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Tulips in the Landscape

Tulips in the Landscape

Tulips are among the most iconic of flowers. Everyone recognizes the classic goblet shape. Artists and graphic designers make liberal use of it—abstract, literal and romanticized in drawings, paintings, wallpaper patterns and advertisements.
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Moving and Dividing Daffodils

Moving and Dividing Daffodils

The ideal time to move or divide daffodils is when the foliage has collapsed and has turned mostly but not completely brown. For most daffodils, this time comes in late spring or early summer.
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Getting the Most from Perennial Tulips

Getting the Most from Perennial Tulips

To encourage perennial tulips to bloom again in future years, we recommend that you do the following...
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Perennial Tulips

Perennial Tulips

You buy tulip bulbs, plant them in the fall and enjoy a great display in the spring. But the following spring, all you get is a smattering of flowers and maybe a bunch of leaves. What happened?
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Planting Large

Planting Large

Colorblends explains the importance of planting larger bulbs.
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A Spring-Flowering Bulb’s Growth Cycle

A Spring-Flowering Bulb’s Growth Cycle

Spring-flowering bulbs have growth cycles that set them apart from most other plants.
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Why Tulips DISAPPEAR

Why Tulips DISAPPEAR

Why your favorite tulip variety might not be for sale anymore.
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You Know It's Fall Planting Time When...

You Know It's Fall Planting Time When...

How do you know it is time to plant bulbs? Here are some helpful hints.
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Fingerspitzengefühl

Fingerspitzengefühl

Colorblends will ship no flowerbulb before its time.
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How to stretch your $100 to the max

How to stretch your $100 to the max

Get the most out of your $100 spend on Tulips.
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