The Ornithogalum or Starflower blooms in clusters of tiny white flowers with contrasting black hearts. This flower bulb does especially well in warmer regions, where it requires almost no care at all. Ornithogalums are great for bouquets and vases, since once cut they can last up to a whopping 3 weeks.
These hardy and easy to grow flowers don’t actually grow from bulbs but from corms; sweet-potato like tubers. They’re also called firecracker flowers, because they resemble a beautiful firework of pink and burgundy bursting into the sky. Standing out among the more classic flower bulbs, this is a bloom that won’t be overlooked.
These very early blooming flower bulbs are perfect for covering larger areas. They return every year, naturalize very easily, and come in a range of soft, beautiful colors. In English they’re called “glory of the snow” and they certainly do like the cold, so make sure to plant them in a spot that won’t get too hot in summer.
Once a staple of Native Americans’ diet, these violet spikes bring an enthusiastic energy to any bed or border. If you’ve ever seen large swathes of them growing in Oregon or Washington, you know the breathtaking effect they’ll have in your garden. Best of all, they love gentle neglect and will come back year after year without any effort on your end.
How to Grow Snowdrops? SNOWDROPS PLANTING GUIDE Galanthus, better known as Snowdrops, send the comforting message that even though it sometimes feels like it, winter won’t last forever. These iconic early flower bulbs are easy, maintenance-free naturalizers...