Fall Flower Bulb Planting Information

Here you'll find clear, easy-to-understand info about planting bulbs. You can check out what bulbs thrive in your region and learn about specific types of bulbs. If you're looking for information about spring-planted bulbs that bloom in summer, visit About Planting Bulbs in Spring. If you have further questions, we will be happy to help you by phone. Simply call Customer Service at (877) 309-7333

How to Plant Flower Bulbs »

Seed Planting Instructions

The basic information on bulb planting, and some landscaping suggestions. With bulbs, you can landscape your yard like a pro.

Fall Bulb FAQs »

Fall Bulbs

Q and A that covers most people's needs when planting spring-flowering bulbs in the fall.

Deer Resistant Plants »

Deer 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.

What bulbs grow in my region? »

Bag of Bulbs

Visit our U.S. map showing all regions. Just click on your area, and you'll go to detailed fall planting information.

Best Bulbs for Wildflower Gardeners »

Wild Tulips

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.

All About Irises »

Dutch Iris

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.

Late Fall and Winter Planting Times »

Fall Planting

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.

History of Daffodils and Tulips »

Fall Bulbs

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

Fall Flowering Crocus Growing Instructions »

Saffron Crocus

Complete instructions on planting and harvesting fall flowering crocus and colchicums.

Amaryllis Growing Instructions »

Amaryllis Flower

Complete instructions for growing amaryllis, indoors in most of the country, or outdoors in warm zones.

Paperwhite Growing Instructions »

Paperwhite Narcissus

Complete instructions for growing Paperwhite Narcissus, the favorite fragrant daffodil for indoor bloom during the winter.

Member's Forum — Continuous Color »

Fall Bulbs

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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