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When to plant spring bulbs?

Sam 92Sam 92 Posts: 68
Hi everyone, needing some advice I recently received a load of spring bulbs daffodils,hyacinths,tulips and crocus es problem Is all my herbaceous plants are still going strong and same with summer bedding in pots so I don't want to be cutting back my herbaceous and ripping out bedding plants yet I was going to cut back and throw out bedding early November is early November still ok to plant the bulbs I listed? Or is that to late? My border is a jungle so need to wait til cut back to see where I have space to pop bulbs in same with the pots don't want to throw away summer bedding yet as still going strong, is November ok time to plant them? Thanks Sam
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  • FairygirlFairygirl west central ScotlandPosts: 47,145

    In a word - yes  image

    Tulips in particular. Just keep them all in a cool place for now Sam image

    It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....


  • Sam 92Sam 92 Posts: 68
    Thank you hopefully they all still come up good in spring. Thanks Sam
  • FairygirlFairygirl west central ScotlandPosts: 47,145

    If you prefer, you could plant some into pots for a moveable display. 

    The most important thing is not to let them get dried out, so nowhere too hot,  or to let them get damp and mouldy. Plenty of air round them wherever you store them. image

    It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....


  • FairygirlFairygirl west central ScotlandPosts: 47,145

    I was going to suggest that  Verd, but I felt that if Sam was going to be ready to go in a couple of weeks - it was hardly worth doing ...image

    I do it too - only problem is, some of them are still in pots to go out in borders....image image

    It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....


  • Sam 92Sam 92 Posts: 68
    Thank you both I'm just going to wait til the border and pots start looking shabby then sort them and then add the bulbs so hopefully early November at a push hopefully they still come up okay x
  • FairygirlFairygirl west central ScotlandPosts: 47,145

    They'll be fine Sam. They may just be a bit later flowering but that's about all image

    I bought some daffs and tulips a few weeks ago. Still in their bags...image

    It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....


  • Busy-LizzieBusy-Lizzie Posts: 19,167

    I never plant tulips before November, risk of tulip fire. But daffodils can be started earlier if you want to.

    Dordogne and Norfolk
  • JamesOJamesO Posts: 230

    I just want to ask I quick question so instead of opening another thread I would ask it in here.

     

    I am wanting to bark an area and was wondering if bulbs would be OK coming up through it.  The bulbs area daffs and crocus. Many Thanks

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