Fall Planted Bulbs
Spring/Early Summer Blooms
Common Name

Scientific Name

Bloom Image & Colors Light Bloom
Time & Duration
Height
Ornamental Onions

Allium

       
 

aflatunense Hybrids

Lilac Purple Full
Sun
May

2-3 weeks

25"

 

caeruleum (azureum)

Deep Blue Full
Sun
May, June

2-3 weeks

20"

 

christophiii (albopilosum)

Silvery Purple Full
Sun
May, June

2-3 weeks

 

20"

 

cowanii

White Full
Sun
May

2-3 weeks

16"

 

giganteum

Deep Purple Full
Sun
June, July

2-3 weeks

40"

 

karataviense 

Lilac to Pink Full
Sun
May

2-3 weeks

10"

Garlic Onion

moly (luteum)

Yellow Full
Sun
May, June

2-3 weeks

10"

 

neapolitanum

White Full
Sun
May, June

2-3 weeks

15"

 

oreophilum (ostrowskianum)

Red Full
Sun
May, June

2-3 weeks

10"

Drumsticks

sphaerocephalon

Reddish Purple Full
Sun
June, July

3-4 weeks

30"

Dutch Amaryllis

Amaryllis (Hippeastrum)  (Hybrids)

Various Full
Sun
May

3-4 weeks

24-36"

Anemone

Anemone

       
 

blanda

  Rose, Purple, Deep Rose, White Full
Sun
April, May

4 weeks

4-6"

Windflowers

coronaria - De Caen

single flowers

Mixed Full
Sun
April

4 weeks

10"

 

coronaria - St. Brigid

semi-double flowers

Mixed Full
Sun
April

4 weeks

10-12"

 

fulgens - St. Bavo

Mixed Full
Sun
April

4 weeks

10-12"

Wild Hyacinth

Brodiaea laxa
 (Triteleia laxa) 'Queen Fabiola'
Lt. Blue Full
Sun A.M or P.M. only
June

2-3 weeks

15-20"

 

Camassia

       
   cusickii            Blue Full
Sun
May

2-3 weeks

24-30"

Indian Quamash  esculenta           Dark Blue Full
Sun
May

2-3 weeks

 

24-30"

Glory Of The Snow

Chionodoxa spp.          Blue, Pink Full
Sun
February, March

2-3 weeks

4-6"

Lily-Of-The-Valley Convallaria
White or Pink Semi Shade May

2-3 weeks

6-8"

Dutch Crocus

Crocus

       
 

chrysanthus


Blue, White Brownish,Pale Creamy, Bright and Dark Yellows
Full
Sun
February, March

2-3 weeks

4-6"

 

flavus

       Yellow Full
Sun
February, March

2-3 weeks

3-6"

 

sieberi

Blue Full
Sun
February, March

2-3 weeks

3-6"

 

tomasinianus

Purple Full
Sun
February, March

2-3 weeks

4-6"

 

vernus

Purple, White and Striped Full
Sun
February, March

2-3 weeks

4-6"

African Iris, Butterfly Iris, Fortnight Lily Dietes
White, Yellow Full
Sun
April

3-4 weeks

24-48"

Winter Aconite Eranthis spp.        Yellow Full
Sun
February, March

2-3 weeks

3-5"

Foxtail Lily, Desert Candle

Eremurus

Various Full
Sun
June

2-3 weeks

30-70"
 

bungei

       Yellow Full
Sun
June

2-3 weeks

30"

 

himalaicus

         White Full
Sun
June

2-3 weeks

50"

 

robustus

      Whitish Pink Full
Sun
June

2-3 weeks

70"

 

Ruiter-hybrids

         White to Pink Full
Sun
June

2-3 weeks

40"

 

Shelford-hybrids

         White to Pink Full
Sun
June

2-3 weeks

45"

Trout, Glacier, Avalanche or
Fawn Lily

Erythronium spp.

Yellow, White Light Shade April, May

2 weeks

10-14"

King's Flower, Pineapple Lily Eucomis Greenish White Full
Sun
July, August

3-4 weeks

12-24"

 

Fritillaria

       
Crown Imperials

imperialis

Red, Yellow, Orange-Red Full
Sun
April, May

2-3 weeks

30"

Guinea, Hen Flower, Snakeshead Lily

meleagris

        White, Purple Full
Sun
April, May

2-3 weeks

8-10"

Snowdrops Galanthus spp White Full
Sun
March

2-3 weeks

4-6"

Dutch Hyacinths Hyacinthus  orientalis            Red, Yellow, White, Blue Lavender Full
Sun
April, May

2-3 weeks

8-12"

Spring Starflower Ipheion
 uniflorum,
Triteleia unflora
Light Blue Full
Sun
April

3-5 weeks

3-4"

English Iris Iris  
 anglica, latfolia, xiphiodes
Purple, Very Light Blue, Deep Blue Full
Sun
June

2-3 weeks

20"

Dutch Iris Iris hollandica Blue, White, Yellow, Purple, Bicolored Full
Sun
April, May

2-3 weeks

20"

Dwarf Irises,
Species Irises
Iris 
 reticulata, danfordiae, histroides
          Light Yellow, Deep Blue, Deep Purple Full
Sun
March

2 weeks
 

5-6"

Corn Flower, African Corn Lily Ixia Hybrids Cream, Yellow Purple, Rose Full
Sun
May, June

16"

Siberian Lily, Sky Blue Lily, Blue Altai Lily Ixiolirion Montanum I.pallasii           Light Purple Full
Sun
May

2-3 weeks

20"

Summer Snowflake Leucojum aestivum White Half Day Of
Sun
April

2-3 weeks

11-15"

Lilies, Asiatic

Lilium, Asiatic Lilies

Various Full
Sun
June, July

2-3 weeks

24-48"
Madonna Lily

Lilium candidum  

White Full
Sun
August

2-3 weeks

35-45"

Lilies, Oriental Lilies

Oriental Hybrids

Various Full
Sun
July, August

2-3 weeks

24-72"

Grape Hyacinths

Muscari

       
 

armeniacum

Full
Sun
April, May

3-4 weeks

6"
 

'Blue Spike' (Double form)

          Dark Blue Full
Sun
April, May

3-4 weeks

 

6"

 

'Early Giant' (Single form)


Dark Blue
Full
Sun

 

April, May

3-4 weeks

 

6"

 

azureum

          Light Blue Full
Sun
April, May

3-4 weeks

6"

 

botryoides album

         White Full
Sun
April, May

3-4 weeks

 

6"

 

comosum plumosum

         Purple Full
Sun
May

2-3 weeks

6"

 

Narcissus

       
Daffodils, Jonquils

Hardy II cultivars

        White, Yellow, Bicolored Full
Sun
April-May

2-3 weeks

 

8-20"

Daffodils, Jonquils

Hardy I cultivars

        White, Yellow, Bicolored Full
Sun
April-May

2-3 weeks

8-12"

Paperwhite Narcissus, Tazettasa

Tender III

         White Full
Sun

December-January

3-4 weeks

 

12-18"
Star Of Bethlehem Ornithogalum umbellatum          White Full
Sun
May

3-4 weeks

4-6"

Striped Squill Puschkinia libanotica Bluish-white Full
Sun
March, April

3-4 weeks

4-6"

Persian Buttercup Ranunculus Hybrids          White, Yellow, Gold, Pink, Red, Mixed Full
Sun
April

12"

 

Scilla

       
Spanish
Blue-Bells

campanulata (Endymion, Hyacinoides)

          Blue, Pink, White Full
Sun
April, May

2-3 weeks

10-12"

Siberian Squill


siberica

          Deep Blue Full
Sun
March

2-3 weeks

6-8"

 

tubergeniana

Bluish-white Full
Sun
Early Spring

5"

Harlequin Flower Sparaxis Hybrids Various Full
Sun
May, June

8-10"

Tulip Tulipa spp. Various Full
Sun

April, May

2 weeks

 

6-24"