Can I Still Plant Bulbs? - Knowledgebase Question

Chesapeake, VA
Question by jennychrist
October 29, 1999
I live in southeastern Virginia. Is it too late to plant tulip, daffodil, crocus and hyacinth bulbs? Also, would this be a good time to plant "Lily of the Valley" (Convallaria)?

Answer from NGA
October 29, 1999


You can plant up until the ground freezes, although mid fall is the ideal time because it allows the roots a longer season to grow before the ground frezes. Fall is also a good time to plant the "pips" for Lily of the Valley.

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