Spring Bulbs

I love spring bulbs. If only the flowers lasted all summer! The best I can do is to try to plant a variety of bulbs for early-, mid- and late- season.

What’s flowering now?

The early daffodils… these are one of my favorites, but I don’t know the variety – they came with the house. I love the pale yellowish-orange center cups contrasted against the bright yellow petals:


The “very early” tulips are pretty much gone, and we’re on to the “early” tulips, along with the heavenly-scented hyacinths:


The Siberian blue squill is doing great this year – it has done much better than the chionodoxa (Glory of the Snow) I planted the same year. Considering that they bloom at the same time, I’ll skip planting any more of the chionodoxa.

Siberian Squill

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8 Responses to Spring Bulbs

  1. Marilyn says:

    They’re beautiful! It’s snowing here this afternoon… o.0

  2. kitten says:

    Lovely! It doesn’t usually get cold enough here for most bulbs to flower right.

  3. Chris says:

    Wow. Still no green here. At all.

  4. margene says:

    I adore blue squill. I had a few here, but need to plant a bunch as I love their lovely spring blue!!

  5. Cookie says:

    Beautiful! I’m starting to think we see so many of the ‘classic’ bulbs everywhere because they do so well.

  6. Laurie says:

    You, as always, are lightyears ahead of us.

  7. redsilvia says:

    I got six tulips out of my plantings. I think I give up. Lovely flowers and great pictures!

  8. Susan says:

    Pretty! I love spring bulbs.

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