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Our sales season has ended.  Thanks for your support!

If you placed a pre-order, you have probably already received a card in the mail with instructions for picking up your bulbs. If you need further information, please call our office at 876-5338 Monday through Thursdays 9 AM - Noon and 1 - 4 PM.

Bulbs are very drought tolerant.  They are irrigated (usually) by winter rain and most prefer to be dry in the summer.  A perfect combination for our climate.  We are offering nine varieties of bulbs for 2017. 

Prices include sales tax.  We accept cash or checks (sorry, no credit cards). All proceeds from sales of these bulbs help the UCCE Master Gardeners of Sacramento County continue to offer gardening-related programs and events to the residents of Sacramento County. 

For help with growing bulbs, visit our bulb planting chart or download our Garden Note on growing bulbs (PDF).

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Allium schubertii

Tumbleweed Onion

Huge 12 inch wide umbels of up to 100 mallow-purple florets on stems up to 8 inches. May/June. 16 inches. HZ: 5-8. Pack of 3, $8.

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Brodiaea laxa coccinea

California Firecracker

B. coccinea has showy, unusual clusters of up to a dozen, tubular, 1 inch bright red flowers with greenish-yellow tips. Early May. 24 inches. HZ: 4-8. Pack of 8, $8.

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Gladiolus communis ssp. byzantinus

Jacob's Ladder or the Sword Lily

This hardy heirloom has dense spires of glowing, purple-red flowers with white-striped interiors. April. 16 to 24 inches. HZ: 4-8. Pack of 10, $5.

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Hyacinthus orientalis
‘Miss Saigon’

Dark beetroot-purple with slightly paler petal edges and a twilight-blue sheen on the petals’ reverse. Early May. 4 inches, HZ: 4-8. Pack of 6, $8.

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Scilla peruviana

Featured at the Fair Oaks Horticulture Center WEL Garden this long-lasting, 6 inch, globe-shaped flower is composed of over 100 compact, lavender-blue florets with thick, strappy, 12 inch foliage. Late winter to spring. 8 to 12 inches. HZ: 8-10. Pack of 1, $5.

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Tulipa dasystemon

A naturalizing tetraploid circa 1877 has star-shaped yellow flowers with white tips. Tulip Class: Species. April. 6 inches. HZ: 4-8. Pack of 10, $5.

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Tulipa linifolia

Circa 1884, this gorgeous naturalizer has brilliant scarlet-red flowers with jet black bases, gray-purple anthers and red-edged foliage. Tulip Class: Species. May. 6 inches. HZ: 4-8. Pack of 10, $5.

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Tulipa orphanidea flava

Multi-flowering, this pale orange-apricot tetraploid beauty has garnet-red tips on the outer petals and a showy, bronze center. Tulip Class: Species. May. 9 inches. HZ: 4-8. Pack of 10, $8.

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Tulipa clusiana
‘Peppermint Stick’

Bright white flowers with thick lipstick-red exterior petals and a glowing interior purple heart. Tulip Class: Species. April. 8 to 10 inches. HZ: 5-8. Pack of 10, $8.

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Bulb forcing kits

Gift packaged Hyacinth forcing kits include everything you need (stones, 2 bulbs, glass container and directions).

A perfect gift for a touch of spring on a gray winter day. Gardeners and non-gardeners will love this!

$15 each.

   

 

4145 Branch Center Road, Sacramento, CA 95827       Master Gardener Phone:  916.876.5338             Fax:  916.875.6233

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