When to Plant
Delivery & Planting Times
Spring-flowering bulbs must be planted in the fall. They need cool soil to make roots before the onset of winter. Cool fall weather arrives at different times from north to south and from high elevations to low.
Please note that the temperature of the soil lags behind the air temperature. You can generally plant later than the windows provided in this map. As long as the ground is not frozen, you can still plant.
A blend of five early bloomers that can take up long-term residence in the shade of deciduous trees. All they require to flourish is well-drained soil and plenty of spring sunshine. Introduced 2010
|Sunlight||Full or Part|
|Flower Color||Yellow, Purplish Pink, and Blue|
|Blend %||5 varieties|
Bulb size is determined by the circumference around the largest part of the bulb. Colorblends only delivers top size bulbs. Large bulbs produce more or larger flowers than small bulbs.
Hardy in USDA zones 5a to 8b in the South or 10b on the West Coast. Prechill in zones 7b and warmer in the South, Southwest, and California.
|Bloom Time||Very Early to Early|
The bulbs in this blend have the ability to grow and flower well under the shade of trees that loose their leaves. Because they are up early, they are able to get most of the sunlight they need before the trees leaf out. All need well-drained soil.
|Depth of Planting Hole||3 inches|
|Spacing||2 inches apart|