Bulbs forum: Bulbs and Ivy

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Name: Amanda
Greensboro, NC (Zone 7a)
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mandalynnkeith
Dec 3, 2016 8:13 AM CST
Hi there,

Does anyone have experience with planting bulbs amidst an established bed of ivy? Good idea? Bad idea?

I have a large swath of English ivy in my front yard, and I have this idea that it would look beautiful with a few kinds of alliums popping up out of it in the spring/summer. However, the ivy bed is well-established, and I'm wondering whether the roots would smother the bulbs...

Many thanks,
Amanda
Name: aud/odd
Pennsylvania (Zone 6b)
Garden Ideas: Level 1
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Cinta
Dec 8, 2016 6:36 PM CST
It will work. I have a side yard that is ivy and I plant bulbs in that area with no problem.

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