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What is this To help gardeners understand which plants will grow well for them, the entire USA has been segmented into ‘Plant Hardiness Zones’.

Bulb Planting Guides

Below we've compiled comprehensive guides to planting bulbs and a coverage chart to help you determine how many bulbs you need. If ever you need speicific guidance for your commercial project, don't hesitate to contact me directly.


Coverage Chart: Round plots:

Planting Diameter
In Feet
3” apart 4” apart 5” apart 6” apart 7” apart 8” apart
8 900 500 300 300 200 200
9 1100 600 400 300 200 200
10 1300 800 500 400 300 200
12 1900 1100 700 500 400 300
14 2500 1400 900 700 500 400
16 3300 1900 1200 900 600 500
18 4100 2300 1500 1100 800 600
20 5100 2900 1900 1300 1000 800
22 6100 3500 2200 1600 1200 900
24 7300 4100 2700 1900 1400 1100
26 8400 4700 3100 2100 1600 1200
28 9900 5600 3600 2500 1900 1400
30 11400 6400 4100 2900 2100 1600
32 12900 7300 4700 3300 2400 1900
34 14600 8200 5300 3700 2700 2100
36 16300 9200 5900 4100 3000 2300

Coverage Chart: Square plots:

Planting Area
In Square Feet
3” apart 4” apart 5” apart 6” apart 7” apart 8” apart
150 2400 1400 900 600 500 400
200 3200 1800 1200 800 600 500
250 4000 2300 1500 1000 800 600
300 4800 2700 1800 1200 900 700
350 5600 3200 2100 1400 1100 800
400 6400 3600 2400 1600 1200 900
450 7200 4100 2600 1800 1400 1100
500 8000 4500 2900 2000 1500 1200
550 8800 5000 3200 2200 1700 1300
600 9600 5400 3500 2400 1800 1400
650 10400 5900 3800 2600 2000 1500
700 11200 6300 4100 2800 2100 1600
750 12000 6800 4400 3000 2300 1700
800 12800 7200 4700 3200 2400 1800
900 14400 8100 5200 3600 2700 2100
1000 16000 9000 5800 4000 3000 2300

Planting Guides:

Spring-Planted Bulbs Guide Click here for a really useful planting depth chart for all types of spring-planted flower bulbs, plus a region map with recommended planting times. Storing BulbsStoring Your Bulbs Before Planting in Spring If your spring bulbs arrive when it's still too cold or too early to plant, here's what to do. Simple, clear information for the proper storing of your spring bulbs including the optimal storing temperatures for various types. Growing DahliasGrowing Dahlias. It's easy. Witness the creation of a big dahlia garden--from digging the holes to full bloom. Warning: It's all so beautiful and easy, you'll be addicted. If you're not already a dahlia gardener, you will be after reading this. List of dahlia types at bottom.
Bearded IrisAll About Irises A quick guide to growing all the Irises: The big Bearded Irises you plant in late summer, the bulb Iris you plant in fall, and Siberian, Japanese and Louisianas you plant in spring. They're all great, all easy to grow. Wild LiliesPlanting "Wild" Lilies Many wildflower gardeners enjoy planting the "Wild" or Species Lilies... the ones that are the ancestors of all the lovely hybrids enjoyed today. Deer Resistant PlantsDeer Resistant Plants Yikes! There's a deer in the garden. Here's some information on how to discourage deer from eating your wildflowers, bulbs and perennials.
Wild TulipsBest Bulbs for Wildflower Gardeners Here's how to expand your bloom season by up to two months using easy-to-grow, perennial bulbs. They're always available, and require absolutely no care. Be sure your wildflower garden includes the "other wildflowers"--wild tulips, wild daffodils, and wild lilies. Biltmore Estate BulbsOur exclusive Biltmore Estate Bulbs For Spring Read all about the famous Biltmore Estate in North Carolina, "America's Largest Home," and the outstanding dahlias, lilies and other spring bulbs the gardeners there have chosen. These bulbs are the highlights of Biltmore's spectacular spring gardens, and can now grace your home's gardens too.
Dahlias

 

Information on Planting Bulbs in Fall

 

Planting BulbsHow to Plant Flower Bulbs The basic information on bulb planting, and some landscaping suggestions. With bulbs, you can landscape your yard like a pro. Fall BulbsFall Bulb FAQ's Q and A that covers most people’s needs when planting spring-flowering bulbs in the fall. Winter PlantingLate Fall and Winter Planting Times We hear the question all the time: "What's the best time to plant wildflower seeds in fall, in my area?" This article answers the question and more. It also relates wildflower planting to fall bulb planting time--sometimes doing both at once can save a lot of work.
Regional BulbsWhat bulbs grow in my region? Visit our U.S. map showing all regions. Just click on your area, and you'll go to detailed fall planting information. Daffodils and TulipsHistory of Daffodils and Tulips An article by our founder explaining how hundreds of years of Dutch hybridizing have created a worldwide industry from some of the most beautiful and legendary wildflowers in the world. Read all about "Tulipomania." And learn all about Narcissus and his complex. Mixed TulipsEncourage Your Tulips To Come Back This section covers the important subject of how to "perennialize" your tulip plantings. Some groups, like species tulips and the Darwin Hybrids, are called "perennial tulips." Read all about it.
Biltmore TulipsOur Exclusive Biltmore Estate Bulbs For Fall Read all about the famous Biltmore Estate in North Carolina, "America's Largest Home," and the outstanding daffodils, tulips, and hyacinths the expert gardeners there have chosen. These bulbs are the highlights of Biltmore's spectacular spring gardens, and can now grace your home's gardens too. Saffron CrocusFall Flowering Crocus Growing Instructions Complete instructions on planting and harvesting fall flowering crocus and colchicums. Amaryllis FlowerAmaryllis Growing Instructions Complete instructions for growing amaryllis, indoors in most of the country, or outdoors in warm zones.
Paperwhite NarcissusPaperwhite Narcissus Growing Instructions Complete instructions for growing Paperwhite Narcissus, the favorite fragrant daffodil for indoor bloom during the winter. Fall BulbsMember's Forum — Continuous Color What can I plant to get continuous blooms? It's quite simple - This fall, pick from some of our most popular fall-planted flowers and you'll have months of blooms. Member's Forum — What bulb gives the most bang for the buck The simple answer is daffodils! Plant them once and reap the rewards for decades. They brighten the garden in spring, multiply year after year, and are resistant to animal pests like deer and squirrels.
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