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             The First flowers of spring 

                5 amazing flowers, that we will be glad to see in our garden first

Winter, it will end very soon and we are already dreaming of warmer, softer breezes and the first signs of spring. While the crocuses are considered one of the first spring flowers, there are other smaller species that blossom even earlier.

These plants are usually short and have even smaller blossoms, but when placed on the table, they are so effective and beautiful like the bigger flower bulbs, such  as tulips and daffodils.

The little bulbs are often ignored in favor to the bigger ones such as daffodils, tulips and  hyacinths, who blossom later in the summer. However small bulb plants are more important and useful in the home, because they prolong the blossoming period  and allow for more time to enjoy it.

Like other spring blossoming bulbs, they are bought and planted during the autumn, they cannot be planted now, even if you buy them today, however you can print this article and when autumn comes again plant them. Knowing before hand what to buy is an advantage on buying the best selection of available bulbs  in stock. So without further delay, here are some of the precursors of spring.

hyacinths

Hyacinth  (Chionodoxa luciliae)

Hyacinth has several different sorts with different flowers but all share the same characteristics. They all have extremely tough bulbs and are very easy to grow that they do not require any special attention. They are ideal for renaturation of the landscape.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Blue: 

The flowers form a star, bright blue with white centers. The plants are useful in rock gardens, renaturation and most of all as borders and paths. There are white and pink sorts available as well.

Blossoming : February-March
Height : 7.5 to 15cm
Planting depth : 10cm
Space between the bulbs: 2.5 to 7.5 cm
Illumination requirements: Sunny to soft shadow

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pink : Big int he shape of a star with soft violet-pink blossoms.

Blossoming : February-March
Height : 10cm
Planting depth : 10cm
Space between the bulbs: 2.5 to 7.5 cm
Illumination requirements: Sunny to soft shadow

 

 

 

 

 

 

White : Pure white in the shape of star.

Blossoming : February-March
Height : 10cm
Planting depth : 25cm
Space between the bulbs: 2.5 to 7.5 cm
Illumination requirements: Sunny to soft shadow

 

Winter aconite (Eranthis hyemalis)


The yellow buttercups, that look like blossoms have the aroma of hone. The lone blossoms show up very early in the spring, most times because of snow above fine green or bronze leaves.

These bulbs can blossom even in January as they are low near the earth, they are best used for renaturation, close to paths and perfect for borders or rock gardens.

 

Blossoming : February-March
Height : 5 to 7.5cm
Planting depth : 10cm
Space between the bulbs: 7.5 to 10 cm
Illumination requirements: Sunny to soft shadow

 

Snowdrop (Galanthus nivalis)

 

 

 

 

 

 

The plants blossom in January, the stems are about 15 cm long. They are white, lone hanging blossoms with green spots on the inner segments. These bulbs look best, when planted as a groups best in places with high traffic. One of the earliest bulbs tend to show up through the snow. These white bell like plants seem impenetrable to the cold. It doesn’t require special attention, the snowdrop can be left on its own for years which makes it great for renaturation

Blossoming : January-March
Height : 15cm
Planting depth : 10cm
Space between the bulbs: 5 to 10 cm
Illumination requirements: Sunny to soft shadow

 

Iris  (Iris reticulata)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gentle aromatic plant, usually violet-purple, sometimes white, yellow and light blue. The leaves are very delicate and grass-like. They multiply very fast and are excellent for rock gardens and sun borders. They are most common in houses Christmas flowers.

Blossoming : January-March
Height : 7.5 to 22.5cm
Planting depth : 10cm
Space between the bulbs: 10 to 15 cm
Illumination requirements: Sunny to soft shadow

Snowdrop “Spring snowflake”  (Leucojum vernum)

 

 

 

 

 

The snowdrops’s sort Spring Snowflake are among the easiest bulbs to grow.  There are three sorts depending on the time. Earliest one is L. vernum ( please see note bellow). Hanged and bell shaped, these flowers are gentle and fun! The flowers blossoms are white, with the exception of minor green spots at the tips of the leaves. The Leaves are dark green and lancets. They are best planted in lumps in а natural environment. The wonderful snowdrops survive under snow, waiting to blossom in February. A perfect sort for peripherals near water or scattered grass. The bulbs do not require any special attention as they grow best when left on their own for a few years.

Note : Not to confuse Spring Snowflake with Summer Snowflake  (L. Aestivum) or Autumn Snowflake (L. autumnale), who show up in different seasons.

Blossoming : February-March
Height : 15 to 30cm
Planting depth : 10cm
Space between the bulbs: 10 cm
Illumination requirements: Sunny to soft shadow

 

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