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
|Blend %||5 varieties|
|Catalog Page (2020)||130|
|Flower Color||Yellow, Purplish Pink and Blue|
|Bloom Time||Very Early to Early|
|Sunlight||Full or Part|
|Good for Naturalizing||✓|
|Depth of Planting Hole||3 inches|
|Spacing||2 inches apart|
|Density||15-16 per sq. ft.|
To find the number of bulbs you need, determine the square footage of the planting area and enter it in the box.
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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.
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.
|Southern Limit||8b *|
|Western Limit||10b *|
|* Prechill in Zones 7b and warmer in the South, Southwest and California|
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