What bulbs need planting now?
- Plant spring-flowering bulbs, such as daffodils, crocus and hyacinths, preferably by the end of September.
- Plant tulips in November.
- Plant hardy summer-flowering bulbs, such as lilies, alliums and crocosmia, in September and October.
What bulbs to plant that come back every year?
12 Top Performing Spring Bulbs that Come Back Year After Year
- Crocus tommasinianus ‘Ruby Giant’ (Early Crocus)
- Crocus vernus ‘Jeanne d’Arc’ (Dutch Crocus)
- Leucojum aestivum (Summer Snowflake)
- Narcissus ‘Ice Follies’ (Large-Cupped Daffodil)
- Narcissus ‘Salome’ (Large-Cupped Daffodil)
Is it too late to plant bulbs Australia?
Planting is best done by the end of April in most areas, otherwise sudden surges of heat in spring can spoil your display, but if you are in an area that enjoys an extended cool spring, then you can also plant as late as May.
Which bulbs are winter hardy?
Some of the most cold hardy bulbs are:
- Glory of the snow.
Is it too late to plant bulbs in Melbourne?
Planting tips In cool regions, bulbs should be planted during autumn in March and April, but in warmer areas planting can be delayed until May, when the soil temperature has dropped. Basically, any time between mid March and late May is good for planting spring flowering bulbs.
Which bulbs flower in autumn?
In addition to those in bloom, you can also start planting spring-flowering bulbs, such as erythroniums, tulips and daffodils. Discover five of the best autumn-flowering bulbs for September to grow, below. Colchicums, including cultivars like ‘Lilac Wonder’ and ‘Waterlily’, are autumn stalwarts.
What happens if I plant spring bulbs too late?
Planted later in the year daffodil bulbs will almost certainly bloom later, and some may come up ‘blind’, flowering the following season. Small, weakened bulbs will clump-up more slowly, although they should eventually recover.