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Monday, November 04, 2002

Planting Bulbs.

here's what i've accomplished so far:

(friday)

  • crocus sativus (6) - planted under the sycamore in the front yard, on the bank; covered with chicken wire (squirrel-proof)
  • tulipa saxatilis (2) - next to the crocus (only did two because i was being eaten by mosquitoes)

(today)
  • tulipa saxatilis (18) - around the base of the backyard pine
  • ornithogalum nutans "silver bells" (12) - around the base of the backyard pine
  • tulipa linifolia (10) - front yard, in the "rock garden" around the base of the oak by the driveway
  • tulipa clusiana var. chrysantha (10) - front yard, in the "rock garden" around the base of the oak by the driveway
  • narcissus "erlicheer" (5) - by the front door, with the ixora and azalea
  • leucojum aestivum (5) - in the backyard, under the carolina laurel
  • ipheion uniflorum "wisley blue" (10) - backyard, under the carolina laurel

despite all the recent rain, all the sites i've chosen are raised enough that they've stayed out of standing water. of course, there is still the constantly falling rain. hopefully at least some of the bulbs will be successful.

and i've still got a few l. aestivum, wisley blues and silver bells to plant.

Posted by Erica Bess Duncan in Ornamentals, Projects... | Permalink

Comments

I am confused about refrigeration for the bulbs I have bought. I have lycoris, hyacinths, oxblood lilies, ranunculas, freesias and two amarillys. What needs refrigeration and what does not and when do I plant them? I have paperwhites rooting inside in water and rocks doing fine and know they can be put outside after they bloom around Christmas. What about all these other things - I can't find any information anywhere on the Internet - guess I am just looking in the wrong places. Please advise....

Sharon

Posted by: Sharon Dodds | Oct 27, 2007 10:50:32 AM