Daylilies and Spring Bulbs: the Perfect Combination

Posted by @Newyorkrita on
Now that it is fall, it is time to plant your spring bulbs. And what better place to add spring bulbs than in your daylily beds? Be sure to add some bulbs in and around your daylily gardens.

Spring bulbs bring an entire new season of bloom to your daylily garden.

Daylilies and bulbs go perfectly together. The bulbs bloom in the spring just as the daylily foliage is emerging. By the time the bulbs are finished flowering, the daylily foliage helps hide the dying bub foliage. In the summer when your daylilies bloom, those bulbs are long gone, having gone dormant until the following spring.

Remember that by adding and layering larger bulbs like tulips and daffodils with smaller bulbs like crocuses and species tulips, you can maximize your spring bloom season.

Some spring bulbs emerge.
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Now they are blooming.
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First bulbs appear in a backyard daylily bed.
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Same daylily bed later as more tulip blooms open.
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Front yard garden emerging.
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One week later.
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And a different view.
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The slope looks lost and barren first thing in the spring.
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Bulbs fill in and bloom.
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Finally the very last bulbs to bloom are the late tulip mix.
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Not much going on in the terrace garden.
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One week later.
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Daylily backyard path features mixed Darwin tulips.
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Daylily plateau raised bed.
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Shrubs, daylilies, and tulips.
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Comments and discussion:
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Great idea! by bxncbx Oct 18, 2013 9:09 PM 5
Beautiful! by rocklady Oct 17, 2013 9:23 PM 11

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