Spring Flowering Bulbs

Spring flowering bulbs including allium, pots of tulips bulbs ready to start growing, potted daffodils and pink tulips

Spring Flowering Ornamental Bulbs

Van Zyverden Flowering Bulbs have arrived at SummerWinds. We've chosen the very best from traditional favorites to the many unique varieties. Selection is great right now and they are guaranteed to energize your spring.

Please note:  Selection may vary by location.


AlliumAllium perennials in foreground with assorted potted perennials in the background

  • Purple Sensation
  • NEW! - Globemaster

Allium, common name ornamental onion, would make a wonderful addition to your garden. Their slender stems and gorgeous round purple blooms give the appearance of lollipops standing out amongst other lovely flowers. They bloom May to June, on the heels of late tulips and look best when planted in clusters. They prefer full sun to part shade and these lightly scented flowers attract butterflies!


Bearded Iris

Best Bet

spring flowering bulbs that produced best bet bearded iris

Blatant

spring flowering bulbs that produced blatant bearded iris

Chasing Rainbows

spring flowering bulbs that produced chasing rainbows bearded iris

Eternal Bliss

spring flowering bulbs that produced eternal bliss bearded iris

Pleasant Peasant

yellow or golden iris blooms from spring bulb

NEW! - Twist of Sheree

twist of sheree iris spring blooming bulbs

Bearded Irises are hardy perennials that are very easy to grow. They bloom in late spring, typically after tulips and daffodils. Irises are popular for their beauty and in many cultures for their meaning.

  • In ancient Greek times, “eiris” meant “messenger” or “eloquence”, which related to the messages the Greek goddess, Iris, carried.
  • In Japanese culture – iris is revered for its purifying properties. It had the ability to remove evil energies
  • The Chinese portrayed the iris in a lighter form - it was seen as “the dancing spirit of early summer.”
  • Less of a culture but more during a period in time, the Victorian Era, irises represented faith, hope, courage, wisdom and admiration.

What will these beauties mean to you in your landscape?

HGTV's - Meaning of the Iris


NEW! - Spring Bulb Blends

royal affaire blend from spring bulbs

A Royal Affaire Blend

bulbs out of the blue blend from spring bulbs

Out of The Blue Blend

sweet treat spring blend from spring bulbs

Sweet Treat Spring Blend


Close up of purple crocus with bees with yellow crocuses in the background

Crocus

  • a. Sativus Saffron
  • b. Large Flowering Mix

Crocuses are those cheery flowers that announce, “Aw shucks, spring has officially arrived!” They are one of the more easy to pop in the ground and grow bulbs. And while you can’t force spring to come any sooner, the appearance of these delightful little blooms will get you revved up for a great gardening season.


dutch iris mix from spring bulbs

Dutch Iris Mix

Dutch iris, also known as Iris hollandica, have orchid-like flowers with silky petals. They are popular with floral designers, due to their bright and long lasting nature in vases. And unlike other types of iris that grow from thickened roots called rhizomes, Dutch Irises grow from teardrop-shaped bulbs.

  • Prefer full sun
  • Well draining soil
  • Look amazing in containers

freesia single yellow, single white, single blue and single mixed

Freesia

  • a. Freesia Single Yellow
  • b. Freesia Single White
  • c. Freesia Single Blue
  • d. Freesia Single Mix

These beautiful perennials have so much to offer. They are loved for their pure colors, sweet perfume and grow incredibly well in containers. Freesias are one of the most popular cut flowers and have a long vase life.

  • Prefer full sun or part shade and grow best at 55 to 60°F
  • Well-drained spot, in sun or light shade. Add plenty of organic matter to improve thin soils
  • Water sparingly before sprouting, then water consistently, keeping the soil lightly moist
  • To create a generous display of flowers, plant groups of at least 6 to 10 freesia corms and position them no more than 2” apart

hyacinth soul sister mix from spring bulbs

NEW! - Hyacinth - Soul Sister Mix

  • Blooms: Early Spring
  • Light Requirements: Full Sun
  • Height: 8-12"

ixia red flowers from spring bulbs

Ixia Mix

Ixia, also knows as the Wand Flower, are the perfect perennial for the hot, sunny spots in your garden. Their tall spikes of star-like blooms stand out with various shades of pink, yellow and white, all which open to reveal contrasting colors. Ixias bloom in late spring and will attract our fluttery friends, the butterfly.


oriental lily spring bulb mix - three different types of lilies in mix

NEW! - Lily - Oriental Mix

  • Blooms: Mid-Summer
  • Light Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
  • Height: 36-48"

Narcissus

  • Narcissus Daffodil
  • Narcissus Thailia
  • Narcissus Dutch Master
  • Narcissus Peach Cobbler
  • Narcissus Trumpet Mix
  • Narcissus Ice Follies
  • Narcissus Mount Hood
  • Narcissus Tete A Tete
  • Narcissus Pink Charm
  • Narcissus Ariel

NEW! - Narcissus This Year...

Color Run

color run daffodils narcissus from spring bulbs

Cornish King

cornish king daffodils narcissus spring bulbs

Watch Up

watch up daffodils narcissus from spring bulbs

Westward

spring flowering bulbs that produced westward narcissus daffodils

Yellow Trumpet

yellow trumpet daffodils narcissus from spring bulbs

This beauty, loved by many, is a name of genus, which includes flower bulbs like Daffodils, Jonquils, Paper whites, etc.

According to classical mythology, a young lad Narcissus, was so enamored with himself that he stared at his reflection in a pool of water until he eventually turned into his namesake flower. And this is how Narcissus flowers earned their name.

Narcissus bloom in late winter or early spring and are great for planting between shrubs, in a border or for forcing blooms indoor.


spring flowering bulbs that produced muscari siberian tiger

NEW! - Muscari Siberian Tiger

  • Blooms: Mid-Spring
  • Light Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
  • Height: 6-8"
  • Deer Resistant
  • Fragrant

ranunculus mixed colors from spring bulbspink ranunculus from spring bulbspicotee ranunculus from spring bulbs

Ranunculus

  • Ranunculus Mix
  • Ranunculus Pink
  • Ranunculus Picotee
  • NEW! - Red Ranunculusspring flowering bulbs that produced red ranunculus

Ranunculus blossoms display layer upon layer of silky petals in bright colors, making this flower almost too perfect to be real. Perhaps this is one flower bulb you hadn’t thought to plant and grow yourself but it can be done in both containers and your garden.

  • Grow in full sun with some afternoon shade. Ranunculus like the bright light but not the hot temperatures of the sun.
  • Plant in light, well-drained soil
  • Bloom in late spring

yellow sparaxis from spring bulbs

Sparaxis Mix

Sparaxis Mix, also known as a Harlequin flowers, bring bursts of color to your garden with their trumpet-shaped blooms and contrasting star-shaped throats. Stunning in mass planting, they will create a carpet of color. Harlequin flowers are perfect for borders, rock gardens, and containers.

  • Blooms early to mid summer

Tulips

Margarita Tulip

margarita tulips bulbs spring

Angelique Tulip

angelique spring tulip bulb

Non-Stop Pink Tulip

non-stop pink tulip spring bulbs

Non-Stop Red Tulip

non-stop red tulip spring bulbs

El Diablo Roja Tulip

el diablo roja tulip spring bulbs

Estella Rijnveld Tulip

estella rijnveld tulip spring bulbs

NEW! - Tulips This Year...

spring flowering bulbs that produced yellow margarita tulips

Yellow Margaritas

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Beauty Trend

kansas proud spring tulip bulb

Kansas Proud

When you think of spring flowers, chances are you are thinking of tulips. Delicate and colorful cups that sit atop a long green stem. These are just a few of our lovely pinks and reds. Tulips are available in a variety of colors in which to “paint” your garden with.

Tulips – Planting & Care


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tulip bulbs sitting on the dirt or ground with a big white question mark on the image

Still Not Sure Which Flowering Bulb Is Right For You?

Check out Drop. Dig. Done® Bulb Personality Quiz. If nothing else, it's entertaining.

Bulb Personality Quiz


A variety of colorful violas and panies in blue and red pots, and a purple tea pot on a wooden table outside

Companion Plants

Pansies and Violas

This is the time of year when Pansies and Violas shine. They make a natural and hardy cover for your sleeping bulbs.


Interested in seeing your bulbs bloom sooner than spring?

Many of the bulbs we carry look amazing in fall planters or indoors for the holidays. There is a sure fire way to encourage your spring blooming bulbs to shine this fall and that is to force them. Sounds gruff but it's actually an easy and effective way to enjoy your bulbs this fall.

How to Force Bulbs


Gardening Essentials - For Planting Flowering Bulbs


SummerWinds Organic Planting Mix 2 cuft. BagSummerWinds Planting Mix

SummerWinds Planting Mix is a Natural and Organic Blend formulated with your growing conditions in mind. It is an all-purpose mix, great for flowers, trees, vegetables and ornamentals. Available in 2 cu ft. Bags.


E.B. Stone Organics Bulb FoodE.B. Stone Organics Bulb Food

E.B. Stone Bulb Food is a blend of premium organic fertilizer formulated to provide the nutrients vital for abundant growth and flowers. The long lasting ingredients are ideal for feeding bulbs throughout the bloom period and will provide the nutrients necessary for a strong root system and vigorous bulbs. Contains: Feather Meal, Bone Meal, Dried Chicken Manure, Bat Guano, Alfalfa Meal, Kelp Meal, Potassium Sulfate, Humic Acids and Soil Microbes including Mycorrhizal Fungi.


fiskars bulb planterFiskars Bulb Planter

This handy little tool will make planting your flowering bulbs a breeze.