If you live in cold areas where you actually get down to freezing, plant tulips, crocus, and daffodils in the fall. If you live where you do not get down to freezing, store bulbs in the refrigerator, and plant the following year in the month zoned for your area.
Fall bulbs include: Narcissus (incl. daffodils,, jonquils, and paperwhites of all types) tulips, hyacinth, muscari, crocus, sparaxis, and Dutch iris. Other bulb-like flowers w/ rhizomes or tubers for Fall planting include bearded iris, ranunculus, and anemone, and peony. Really only the tulips and hyacinths need refrigeration for 8-12 weeks prior to planting in more temperant zones. Be sure to keep them in breathable bags and keep separate from fruits which might encourage early sprouting.
Excellent answer. I go by your recommendation regarding freezing the bulbs.
Thank you, mvillecat You only want to refrigerate the bulbs for enough chill hours. Be sure NOT to freeze them. I wish you loads of beautiful and cheery Spring blooms!
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