Home Depot has bulbs!

beachplant(9b)September 30, 2010

Went to Home depot last Friday in Dickinson. They have the kits with Minerva, Red Lion & Apple Blossom, $5.98 each.

BUT they have HUGE Red Lion & Minerva bulbs for $6.98 each. They are packed in a plastic mesh bag. I bought 2 of each, most of the bulbs had thick, healthy looking roots. They are about the size of a softball.

Tally HO!

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kaboehm (zone 9a, TX USA)

Whoooo hoooo! These may be standard, but are always great fun! THANKS TALLY!!
PS...did you get envelope in mail??

    Bookmark   September 30, 2010 at 1:47PM
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I was at Lowes today picking up perlite and I checked around EVERYWHERE, not here, not yet!

    Bookmark   September 30, 2010 at 2:33PM
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Im gonna have to go check my Home Depot store and Lowes too. I checked my local flower nurserys and they didn't have anything yet.

    Bookmark   September 30, 2010 at 2:39PM
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Do these places usually have more selection than those three? I've always seen those but really not much of anything else *that I can remember*


    Bookmark   September 30, 2010 at 2:57PM
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....They usually throw in Piquant, but all you usually get is a picture of Piquant and one of the other 3 in the Piquant box... it's never Piquant.....50% of the time you get a mislabel, but we've all got many fat and happy Minervas growing in our collections from the big box stores......


    Bookmark   September 30, 2010 at 4:48PM
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minkus(z5 MI)

Lowes should be getting Christmas bulbs soon. We received 5 varieties of amaryllis (nothing uncommon) and also paperwhites the other day.

    Bookmark   September 30, 2010 at 5:09PM
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nothing at Lowes, last year they had a lot of different ones, Susan, Star of Holland, I forget what else, most of them were labeled correctly, the ones I got that were mislabeled were almost all doubles and not a dud in the bunch. I almost always see white christmas also.
K-got the envelope, now where did I put it??
Tally HO!

    Bookmark   September 30, 2010 at 5:40PM
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kaboehm (zone 9a, TX USA)

Last year the Lowes by me had Lady Jane, White Christmas (or was it Dazzler?!), Susan, Star of Holland...and the usual Red Lion, Apple Blossom, and Minerva.

Yeah Tally...extra bulb money...stock up!!
(down another 6!!!)ya know what I mean!

    Bookmark   September 30, 2010 at 8:33PM
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kaboehm (zone 9a, TX USA)

The HD in the Woodlands has HUGE bagged bulbs...you're right Tally...softball-size!!! So, got one of each...why not!

AND...from last year's discussion, NO SIGN OF RL WITH LOPPED OFF BASAL PLATES!! Am guessing they didn't sell out last year!! Knowing what I know now...I would be tempted. Those bulbs were at least 1.5 times the size of the big bulbs at HD!

    Bookmark   October 1, 2010 at 10:12PM
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I went Lowes today and I asked about when they are getting some in. The lady said very soon, maybe by next weekend. She even told me there will be different variety and new ones. We shall see.

    Bookmark   October 2, 2010 at 4:52PM
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