Arboretum Bulb Sale

Thank you to all who have ordered bulbs.

 (pictured above: China Town)

 

  • All orders must be have been placed by September 15.
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  • Pick-up will be at the Arboretum October 6-11 – the perfect time of year to plant bulbs! Call the Arboretum if you have any questions about your order.

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  • Interested in tips from our own Karen Kerkhoff and Anne Wildeboor, OP Arboretum Horticulturists, on making your spring garden spectacular? Click on each image to watch a short video. Anne's and Karen's expertise and enthusiasm will inspire you to get planting!!

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Bulbs for the Shade Planting Frequency Small Daffodils

 

Planning Bloom Time Tips for the Novice Large Daffodils

 

 Bulb Planting Tips Gudoshnik Tulip Tulips as Annuals

 

When someone mentions the word bulbs, what image does your mind conjure up, a light bulb, or the brightly colored tulip or daffodil?

These are images we have of bulbs; but for the avid gardener, the latter should come to mind.

Bulbs have long been a favorite in many gardens, and there are much more than tulips and daffodils for the gardener to grow. In fact, there is a type of bulb for almost every letter in the alphabet.

(pictured: Tulip Sorbet)

Bulbs are popular with the gardener for many reasons.

Once planted, many bulbs will maintain themselves for years with a minimum amount of care. Many of the flowers planted such as annuals and perennials have relatively short bloom periods, but with a well-planned bulb garden the bloom period can extend from late winter right through the fall with many colors and plant forms.

Another advantage of growing bulbs is the ease with which these plants adapt themselves to a varied habitat. Whatever the reason for growing bulbs, the main advantage is for enjoyment and their beauty

(pictured: Hyacinth Gipsy Queen)

The Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

8909 W. 179th Street

Overland Park, KS 66013

During 2020, operating hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m,, Wednesday through Monday. Closed on Tuesdays.