Backyard Gardener: Fall-planted
Care and planting of bulbs that bloom in the spring. Boophane
Guy Wrinkle is an international provider of very rare exotic Boophane bulbs, one the
largest selections anywhere in the world. Many in very limited supply. Bulbs and More
Learn all about selecting, planting and landscaping with bulbs. University of Illinois. Bulbs for Indoor Culture
PlantIdeas.com: Information on the indoor culture of bulbs with links. Colorblends Wholesale Dutch Bulbs
Unique mixtures of tulip varieties that bloom simultaneously for perfect spring displays.
Deliver freshly harvested, premium,top-sized bulbs at wholesale prices direct from the
Netherlands. Site includes lots of information including planting & care, etc. International Bulb Society
A non-profit organization dedicated to sharing knowledge, conducting research, and
promoting conservation of geophytic plants, most usually known as "bulbs". Ixia Species and Bulbs of the
Information about Ixia species and other bulbs. Also photo gallery & links. Noweta Gardens Gladiolus
Shopping site with detailed planting zone map and range of temperatures. This is the
"Care" page. Rochester Gardening -
Bulb information for gardeners, including links to bulb information, a chart of the five
groups of bulbs, and care of various kinds of bulbs. Tesselaar - Bulbs and Flowers
Home of the Tesselaar Tulip Festival. Beautiful photos for each plant listed, along with
basic information. Online store. Van Bourgondien Dutch Flower
Bulbs and Perennials (Ohio)
Online store with a resource section that includes a Garden Guide, Instructional Videos,
"The Bulb Lady," newsletters, garden contest, and hardiness zones.
Description and potting instructions for growing these plants; also includes color
Information on how to grow as a house plant. Caladium World
Tips about growing Caladiums, or Elephant Ears, from a sales site for the bulb. Poisonous House
Plants - Caladium
Description of toxic effects.
Crocus Photos and
Planting instructions, descriptions, information, photos and more. They close in the
evening when temperatures plummet, and open their petals back up again in the morning. Information about
Planting Flower Bulbs: Although there are about 80 species of crocus native to Europe and
Asia, only about 30 species are cultivated. Saffron
Crocus Growing Information
Saffron Crocus is a pretty bulb with purple flowers, each with three stamens. It has been
grown as a spice and a dye since ancient times.
Classification and Handbook of Dahlias: Classification lists, glossary of terms, awards
and honors. Dahlia-net
Discussion group where growers can talk about dahlias. Signup required. Dahlias
A photographic tribute. Links to additional dahlia related websites. Dahlias
Planting, growing and caring for Dahlias Dahlias
Information about Dahlia Flowers
About irises, iris encyclopedia, photos and resources. Bearded
Bearded irises are among the easiest and hardiest perennials to grow, blooming year after
year with little attention. Information
on Iris Plants
Garden Guides: There are approximately 200 different iris species. Articles, videos,
discussions, plant taxonomy. Iris Bulbs
Planting Flower Bulbs: Iris flowers grow from either rhizomes or bulbs. This article
discusses planting bulbulous irises. Iris Flower
Varieties and Types of Iris: Information on the Iris flower including colours, types,
facts, varieties, pictures, and more. Japanese Irises
Ian Black's photographs of many varieties of these flowers.
Galanthus nivalis (common snowdrop)
Plant Guide: Snowdrops are some of the earliest bulbs, and flowers in general, to bloom in
nivalis - Snowdrop
They are extraordinarily hardy, especially the common species, and can be depended on to
flower very early whatever the weather. Basic plant details. Growing Snowdrops
Cultivation of Galanthus nivalis: Galanthus nivalis, the common snowdrop, has reliably
early white drop like flowers with a green dot or spot. They grows best from bulbs which
have been soaked overnight, or transplanted from fresh clumps. Snowdrop
Tip sheet on history and planting culture from GardenGuides. Snowdrop
Botanical information about the snowdrop, from Botanical.com.
Common Tulip Bulbs Diseases
Tulips tend to be hardy and disease resistant. There are a few common problems, though,
that are worth watching out for. How to Plant
Video from eHow.com. Tulips are recognized all over the world as a classic spring bulb.
But if you want to ensure that they pop up by Spring, you need to plant them in the fall. How to Plant Tulip
wikiHow article about planting tulips with step-by-step pictures. Gardening Article:
the Noble Tulip
Guidelines for designing tulip beds and some tips about specific tulips. Solving Tulip Problems
Information about Solving Tulip Problems. Symptoms and probable causes.
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