Colorblends / Planting & Care
Planting & Care
Bulbs are plants, with a difference. Here you will find a brief introduction to bulbs and how to plant and care for them.
Easy-to-understand answers to some of the questions that customers ask most about planting and care for spring flowering bulbs.
The short answer is “fall,” but we can be a little more precise.
Keep your newly arrived bulbs cool and dry, and get them into the ground as soon as possible.
Success with bulbs depends first and foremost on sunshine and soil that drains well.
Planting bulbs is easy. Warning: Your back may disagree with that statement.
Neither should be applied unless necessary.
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.
Planting and Care Instructions (PDF)
A paper copy of the Colorblends Planting & Care Instructions is enclosed with every order.
Planting and Care in Español (PDF)
The Spanish-language version of the Colorblends Planting & Care Instructions.