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Procrastination punishment: Bulbs

dangermousiedangermousie BerkshirePosts: 214
I have loads of bulbs that I haven't gotten around to planting yet. Which of these would be worth planting tomorrow? For the ones for which it's too late, would they keep til next year? I'm thinking the daffs and muscari are worth a try, anemone and aconite say Sep-Oct, so not sure it's worth my back strain. Frit.imp. seem very fussy about everything, so I suspect they stand the least chance. Allium says early autumn, but how strict is that?

Eranthis hyemalis (Winter aconite)
Anemone blanda blue-flowered (soak first)
Narcissus Geranium daffodils
Muscari armeniacum (grape hyacinth)
Fritillaria rubra imperialis
Allium gladiator

Thanks!

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  • B3B3 South East LondonPosts: 24,005
    edited December 2022
    They won't keep. Plant the lot and hope for the best. Is your thyme OK?
    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • dangermousiedangermousie BerkshirePosts: 214
    I have run out of thyme it seems  ;)
  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 26,845
    As @B3 says, they won't keep, plant them or lose them. Sometimes if there's no prepared space in the garden I pot them up and plant them out in spring.

  • dangermousiedangermousie BerkshirePosts: 214
    B3 said:
    They won't keep. Plant the lot and hope for the best. Is your thyme OK?
    Ps, I haven't posted anything about thyme I don't think! Mixing me up with someone else?
  • dangermousiedangermousie BerkshirePosts: 214
    nutcutlet said:
    As @B3 says, they won't keep, plant them or lose them. Sometimes if there's no prepared space in the garden I pot them up and plant them out in spring.

    For the frit and allium it may come to that. My garden thinks it's still spring/summer
  • B3B3 South East LondonPosts: 24,005
    edited December 2022
    Procrastination is the thief of thyme 😉 @dangermousie
    In London. Keen but lazy.
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