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Heirloom Bulbs

Posted by roseofsharon_on z6 ON Can (My Page) on
Tue, Jan 10, 06 at 14:31

Does anyone know of a Canadian source for heirloom bulbs. I love the web site Old House Gardens, and would love to find a Canadian supplier for similar products.


Here is a link that might be useful: Old House Gardens

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RE: Heirloom Bulbs

I don't think I've come across a company quite like that one, but I have seen many different heirloom bulbs around in different catalogues. Are you looking for any particular bulbs? There are a fairly large number of companies that sell bulbs in Canada, so there's a good chance that if you have something particular in mind someone will have seen it.


RE: Heirloom Bulbs

I mail order bulbs from or buy them locally from Via Verde (descended from the now defunct bulb supplier Cruikshanks)both have a few of the heirloom bulbs listed by Old House Gardens but not the heirloom "broken" or "English florist" tulips. On the page linked below you can see two heirloom examples: "Mabel" and "Lord Stanley" (Named after the father of the originator of the Stanley Cup.)

And on the same page check out that gem from 1620 Lac Van Rijn.

Maybe I'll suggest to Via Verde to investigate importing some.


Here is a link that might be useful: Lord Stanley, Mabel and Lac Van Rijn

RE: Heirloom Bulbs

i have some maximum lilys .thought they mninitures .thanks for telling about the web site if you would like some bulbs please email me .

RE: Heirloom Bulbs

Vesey`s in Canada have Heirloom Bulbs.

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