Native Perennial Bulbs

edlincoln(6A)April 10, 2013

What native New England bulbs are there that can spread?

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greenthumbzdude

Nodding onion, wild leek, turks cap lily, canada lily

    Bookmark   April 10, 2013 at 9:16PM
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ken_mce(zone 4, NY)

Jack-in-the-pulpit ( Arisaema triphyllum ), although it is a corm rather than a bulb. Does well in shade.

    Bookmark   April 27, 2013 at 11:53AM
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gardenjobber

Trout lily, Erythronium americanum. Don't know how well it would spread in a garden, but it the woods it spreads in large patches.

    Bookmark   May 2, 2013 at 12:00PM
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ken_mce(zone 4, NY)

Sun or shade?

    Bookmark   May 6, 2013 at 7:56PM
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edlincoln(6A)

Two spots...one partly shaded (but mostly sun) underneath dying bushes, the other shade under a tree. Both mulched.

Which of these are Spring bulbs i'd plant now, and which ones should I wait until Fall to buy? Where would I buy them?

This post was edited by edlincoln on Wed, May 15, 13 at 14:12

    Bookmark   May 8, 2013 at 11:23AM
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