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Which flower bulbs should be planted in the fall?

  1. ThePracticalMommy profile image96
    ThePracticalMommyposted 5 years ago

    Which flower bulbs should be planted in the fall?

  2. melbelle profile image61
    melbelleposted 5 years ago

    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.

  3. cat on a soapbox profile image97
    cat on a soapboxposted 5 years ago

    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.

    1. mvillecat profile image77
      mvillecatposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Excellent answer. I go by your recommendation regarding freezing the bulbs.

    2. cat on a soapbox profile image97
      cat on a soapboxposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you, mvillecat smile  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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