Tulips and Daffadils - Knowledgebase Question

Buffalo, Ne
Question by jeaneen74
May 2, 2010
I dont have a backyard, I have a porch and I put my flowers there. Is it ok to buy a big planter and put Tulips and Daffadils in and will they live?

Answer from NGA
May 2, 2010


It might get a little too cold for your bulbs if you plant them in containers and leave them outdoors over the winter months so here's what I'd do: purchase your bulbs in the fall and put them in your refrigerator to chill for about 3 months. Then plant them in your containers in February and take them outdoors. They should bloom right on time.

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