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Forcing Pink Impression Tulip Kits

Pink Impression Tulip Kits are great for a winter-time project. Buy Pink Tulip Impression Kits here! Large $55 – https://www.southernbulbs.com/gift-kit-tulip-forcing-kit-large/ Medium $40 – https://www.southernbulbs.com/gift-kit-tulip-forcing-kit-medium/ Small $19 – https://www.southernbulbs.com/gift-kit-tulip-forcing-kit-small/ Step by step tutorial for planting: https://youtu.be/LC2muvAh1To Contact us! The Southern Bulb Co. – https://www.southernbulbs.com Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/thesouthernbulbco/ Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/southernbulbs The Bulb Hunter Blog – https://bulbhunter.com/ […]

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Is It Too Late to Plant My Bulbs?

or another title “Can I Plant Tulips in January?” Summary: Depends where you live, but if you have bulbs that are supposed to be perennials in your climate, you should generally plant them as soon as possible and anytime of year is better than never planting at all!  If your bulbs are crispy to the […]

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Digging for Red Spider Lilies

Chris Wiesinger, the Bulb Hunter, explores around an old farm house for bulbs. Buy Red Spider Lilies here: https://www.southernbulbs.com/red-spider-lily-lycoris-radiada-5-bulbs-southern-heirloom-triploid/ Contact us! The Southern Bulb Co. – https://www.southernbulbs.com Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/thesouthernbulbco/ Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/southernbulbs The Bulb Hunter Blog – https://bulbhunter.com/ [Video Transcription: So here’s an old house. It’s on an area that’s about to be developed. […]

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What is the best way to transplant red spider lilies? or How do I move my flower bulbs around?

The post could have two titles: What is the best way to transplant red spider lilies? or How do I move my flower bulbs around? The quippy answer is “Move them when you have time.”  I suppose after giving this answer the flower bulb lecturer could drop the microphone and exit stage left. It is […]

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Old Fashioned Paperwhites

Chris Wiesinger, the Bulb Hunter, explains the pros and cons of Old Fashioned Paperwhites.   Find Old Fashioned Paperwhites at: https://www.southernbulbs.com/old-fashioned-paperwhites/ Contact us! The Southern Bulb Co. – https://www.southernbulbs.com Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/thesouthernbulbco/ Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/southernbulbs The Bulb Hunter Blog – https://bulbhunter.com/ Music: www.bensound.com  

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Top 5 Reasons Flower Bulbs Spread in your Garden or How Do Spider Lilies Spread?

The Summary:  Mechanical: you inadvertently spread them yourself  Squirrels, armadillos, and other digging varmints  They were there already  Possibly by seed (but not for triploid flower bulbs which includes the red spider lily)  They did it themselves  Quite often folks ask about how Lycoris radiata spread — a bulb we commonly call the red spider lily, but also […]

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2020 Review

Hello All! Thank you for all of your support over the 2020 year. We had a great year and strived to have quality bulbs shipped out fast.   I turned 40 this year, and call me old school, but we strive to answer our phones and have a real voice on the other end of the […]

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“…and mortal men cannot uproot it”

If you have ever tried to dig a mature clump of Crinum, it truly feels as if no mortal man can uproot them!  It can actually be done and I encourage everyone to try…once.  After that, hop on over to www.southernbulbs.com and browse for some bulbs we’ve already dug. I’m writing now (month of May) […]

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Which Sister is Shyer?

They are called “Twin Sisters” and it always seems that one is hiding behind the other.  Therefore, I have to conclude that one bloom is definitely shyer than the other!  Maybe one bloom is the youngest and always competing for attention–I was the youngest in my family so I can relate! This flower also goes […]

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Seedy Answers for Pink Blooms (aka “What do I do with pink rain lily seeds?”)

Can I grow bulbs from seeds? Yes. Well, some but not all.  Can I grow one of my favorite pink rain lilies from seed? Yes!  And quickly… Yesterday I was in North Dallas at a 125 year old Victorian home, and I was surprised to see an already bloomed pink rain lily (Habranthus robustus).  I […]

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