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KayLKayL Posts: 17

i have 100 alium bulbs of different varieties that I bought as a special offer. I haven't had time to plant them yet, is it too late? When is the latest I could plant them Out in the garden?k


  • PerkiPerki Posts: 2,419

    not to late yet, I get them in before the end off November 

  • KayLKayL Posts: 17

    Thanks Perki!

  • LynLyn Posts: 22,852

    Plant them now, and plant deep, the first ones I planted tended to flower horizontal by the Spring.! 


    Gardening on the wild, windy west side of Dartmoor. 

  • KayLKayL Posts: 17
    Is it too late to plant iris corms in November?
  • FairygirlFairygirl Posts: 53,924
    No, it's not too late,  but it would have been better to start a thread with an appropriate title, as this one was about alliums, and you may not have got suitable advice  :)

    When you say corms though - what kind of Irises are they? Is it the reticulata types you have rather than the rhizomes that bigger Irises have?
    If the former, it may mean flowering time will be slightly delayed, but it's always better to plant them up, rather than leaving them to get dried out, or to decay/rot.  :)
    It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....

    I live in west central Scotland - not where that photo is...
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