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Spider Lilies are Up

Hello All, Just a quick note to let you all know that we have posted two different selections for spider lily sales this year. Please see these links and enjoy! We’ll be sending out the full newsletter this Friday.   As a pack of 3 jumbo bulbs for $12 As a pack of 3 regular […]

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From the Farm! Blooming Now.

A quick check-in with Crinum x herbertii at the farm. https://www.southernbulbs.com/crinum-milk-wine-lily-small/ By the way, we had a sad moment in BulbHunter.com blog history. Our WordPress hosting with GoDaddy lapsed and our archives were deleted! We collected as much as we could with the Wayback Machine (https://archive.org/web/) but it was only so much. We’ll just have […]

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From Bumps to Bulbs: Summer in Review Part 8

From Bumps to Bulbs: Summer in Review Part 8

***This is the second to the last blog of our summer review.  It is a short one.  The last one will take us up to the fall.  By the way, our website incorrectly marked our oxblood lilies as sold out. WE STILL HAVE SOME! I have made the change at www.southernbulbs.com and they are now […]

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Planting Crinum Lily Seeds

Planting Crinum Lily Seeds

Question: “Hi Michael, I went to a family reunion in the country and old church. Well the dark pink crinum lily was blooming and some had set seed. I took the seeds home and some had sprouted a root. I want to know how to plant and will a bulb develop? Thanks, Joan” Answer: Hello, […]

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The Red Spider Lily Photo Contest Winner Is…

Congratulations to Cheryl Hodges of Union Grove Community, just outside of Gladewater, TX. She is our red spider lily photo contest winner! Cheryl has been gardening for 25 years and has transplanted multiplying red spider lilies around her yard. She said the following about growing red spiders: “…my tip would just be patience – they […]

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Brenham Herb Society and The Cloister Garden Easter Lilies

Brenham Herb Society and The Cloister Garden Easter Lilies

Last week I had the honor of speaking to the Herb Society of America Pioneer Unit in Brenham, TX. I had a wonderful time in the Round Top area, including a very nice margarita at Los Patrones (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Los-Patrones/266211846746281) followed by a twilight tour of Fesitval Hill (http://www.festivalhill.org/) and the Cloister Garden. Hard to believe all […]

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‘Mrs. James Hendry’: fragrance, beauty, and now…

‘Mrs. James Hendry’: fragrance, beauty, and now…

Today I am speaking at The Arborgate in Tomball, TX and the road trip down here from Tyler, TX gave Rebecca and me an opportunity to swing by one of our growing locations for Crinum ‘Mrs. James Hendry.’  There were some hardy clumps, so I divided some and shot a short video.  I am putting our […]

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Spring Blooms

Spring Blooms

Spring is full of flowers around here, and we have a new little flower exploring many of these daffodils for the first time!   Enjoy some pics from the springs scenes around the Southern Bulb Company. Also, note that all of our Lycoris selections (naked ladies, red spider lilies, and yellow hurricane lilies are available […]

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An Update Through Photos and Special Offer

An Update Through Photos and Special Offer

Hello all! Below is an update through photos.  We are full of Crinum “Milk and Wine” lilies so at the end I mention a special offer.  We’re all looking forward to the fall! The yellow spider lilies are coming into bloom in Houston Texas (Lycoris aurea) On air with Beverly Welch and Linda Gay of […]

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What We’ve Been Up To!

What We’ve Been Up To!

As you can see in the pics, the humidity is upon us! We continue to dig oxblood lilies from the farm right now, and baby Josephine is helping with the Hymenocallis ‘Tropical Giant!’ We’re running a note card momentarily to our newsletter list (“The Bulb Hunter Monthly”) as well to let customers know that our […]

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