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Colorblends / Planting & Care / When to Plant

Planting & Care

When to Plant

Map Showing ideal fall planting times in the continental US.

This map shows the ideal fall planting windows for the United States. Please note the following:

  • Bulbs that flower in spring must be planted in fall. There is no getting around this requirement.
  • Bulbs should be planted when the soil has cooled to about 55°F. Bulbs need cool soil to make roots before the onset of winter.
  • You have about 8 weeks to plant after the first frost. As long as the ground is not frozen, you can still plant bulbs.
  • Colorblends can meet your fall planting schedule. During checkout, you will have an opportunity to select a delivery week. Delivery will occur during that week. We don’t promise delivery on a particular day.
  • Note: You don’t have to select a delivery week. You can leave it up to us. We will deliver at the right time for planting in your area.