Different types of popular bulb flowers – which one to grow

Popular bulb flowers to enhance your garden

Bulbs are the most attractive and easy to care for, flowers in the garden. A bulb garden in full bloom can be a delightful, attractive sight for any gardener.

Another great thing about bulbs is the absolute variety in which they come. There are bulb plants to satisfy nigh on any taste, and bulb plants come in a astounding variety of colors, sizes, shapes and textures.

There are a number of varieties even within bulb families. The humble tulip, for example, boasts a variety of different shaped blooms. It has the shape of traditional bell and many more exotic ones. With all these varieties to choose from, finding just the right bulb for your garden can be difficult. I am here, therefore, providing this guide to popular bulb flowers, including their optimum growing conditions.

popular bulb flowersCrocus

Bulb Type: Corm

Sunlight: Full sun or partial shade

Water: Regular watering during growth and bloom periods

 

 

popular bulb flowersDahlia

Bulb Type: Tuberous Root

Sunlight: Full sun; partial shade in hot climates

Water: Regular watering during growth and bloom periods

 

 

popular bulb flowersGalanthus (Snowdrop)

Bulb Type: True Bulb

Sunlight: Full sun or partial shade

Water: Regular watering during growth and bloom periods

 

 

popular bulb flowersGladiolus

Bulb Type: Corm

Sunlight: Full sun

Water: Regular watering during growth and bloom periods

 

 

popular bulb flowersHererocallis (Daylily)

Bulb Type: Tuberous Root

Sunlight: Full sun or light shade

Water: Regular watering during growing season

 

 

 

popular bulb flowersHyacinthus (Dutch Hyacinth)

Bulb Type: True Bulb

Sunlight: Full sun

Water: Regular watering during growth and bloom periods

 

 

popular bulb flowersIris

Bulb Type: Rhizome

Sunlight: Full sun or light shade

Water: Regular watering during growing season

 

 

popular bulb flowersLilium (Asiatic and Oriental Hybrid Lilies)

Bulb Type: True Bulb

Sunlight: Full sun or partial shade

Water: Regular watering is required.  The root should never be allowed to dry out.

 

 

 

popular bulb flowersMuscari (Grape Hyacinth)

Bulb Type: True Bulb

Sunlight: Full sun or light shade

Water: Regular watering during growth and bloom periods

 

 

 

popular bulb flowersNarcissus (Daffodil, Narcissus)

Bulb Type: True Bulb

Sunlight: Full sun

Water: Regular watering during growth and bloom periods

 

 

 

popular bulb flowersTulipa (Tulip)

Bulb Type: True Bulb

Sunlight: Full sun

Water: Regular watering during growth and bloom periods

 

 

 

No matter what types of bulb flowers you choose to grow, following the instructions carefully and giving them with the growing conditions they need to grow, you will be rewarded with many seasons of beautiful blooms from these spectacular plants.

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