Bulbs to Plant Now in Crofton

If you enjoy the beautiful colors of Spring-blooming bulbs…

Now is the time to dig out your trowel and get down on your knees to do some planting. (See planting tips at the bottom of this post.)

These are just a few of the bulbs that do well in our area:

CROCUS – These miniature flowers will likely be your very first sign of spring, often peeking through a ground cover of snow.

DAFFODILS - Daffodils are one of the early signs of Spring, coming into bloom shortly after the crocus.

DAFFODILS – Daffodils are one of the early signs of Spring, coming into bloom shortly after the crocus fades. Plant these now so you can participate in the annual District II Daffodil Show, April 11-13.

TULIPS – Brightly colored tulips come into bloom about the same time that daffodils fade. (Photo by Sunny Frank)

Flower-Iris Yellow

IRIS – A tall stem with spiky foliage and delicate flowers. This colorful bloom lasts from spring into summer – a real show-stopper for any garden.

Hyacinth

HYACINTH – A fragrant bell-shaped flower with glossy foliage that requires full sun and well-drained soil. These are stunning in your spring floral designs.

cvgc - Grape Hyacinth

GRAPE HYACINTH- This miniature flower with a deep purple color is one that sprouts early in Spring but doesn’t last long. Don’t be surprised if they creep into your lawn.

Click on Tips for planting bulbs, from HGTV.

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