Mostly appreciated in bouquets, they deserve to find their place in the garden. Gladioli form large flower stalks with vibrant colors and delicious scents for some varieties. Discover them and adopt them in the garden for a flowering summer. When you plan the visits, then visiting the https://hoanguyethy.com/shop/the-loai/hoa-gio/ is essential now.
The Gladiolus, a perfect summer flower bouquet as in the garden
Dahlias, begonias, lilies, cannas, gladioli summer bulbs are numerous and deserve to be better known for their originality, their exoticism and their generosity. They form beautiful summer beds and most are excellent flowers with bouquets. But beware, these bulbs are afraid of freezing and therefore must be returned every year to shelter in winter. Plant and cultivate summer bulbs: dahlia, canna, gladiolus, lily, agapanthus.
When to plant your summer bulbs?
Summer bulbs are planted in the spring. Beware however of sudden frosts until mid-May. And avoid planting in particularly soggy soil.
Where to plant your summer bulbs?
Most summer bulbs need a sunny exposure, some tolerate partial shade or shadow-like buttercups and tuberous begonias. Large plants such as dahlias, lilies and gladioli are sensitive to the wind and will require a sheltered situation.
Summer bulbs are popular in most soils, provided they are perfectly draining. They rot in clay soil, compact and heavy, where it will be necessary to bring sand and peat.
How to plant your summer bulbs?
Loosen the soil thoroughly and incorporate a rich fertilizer.
Using a dibbler form the planting hole at the proper depth
Cover with soil, tamp and water.
Read our advice sheet: Plant the bulbs at the right depth
How to winter summer bulbs?
They will be returned after flowering (in autumn) in a dry and ventilated room (a cellar, for example), if possible in sand and safe from rodents.
Summer Bulbs: Landscaping Tips
The summer bulbs take over the spring bulbs in the massifs, borders, flowerbeds, rockeries. They combine very well with annual and perennial plants. To choose the species and varieties of summer bulbs to favor according to the use in the garden, follow the guide.
- The main summer bulbs
- Dahlia pompon
Originally from Mexico, the dahlia carries single or double flowers, with petals of various shapes, in a wide range of colors. There are several types of dahlias:
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- Dahlia cactus
Their double flowers have long petals, rolled upon themselves and pointed at the end.
Their double flowers are globose and measure 10 to 20 cm. The petals, broad and flat, are rounded.
Dahlias ball and pompons
They have many small flowers very double, ball-shaped, with tight ligulate petals.
They are compact plants with single or double flowers.
They particularly like planters. The plant at 10-15 cm depth, 1 m away for large species and 50 cm for dwarfs. A guardian is often essential.
- Specially adapted to the realization of sumptuous bouquets, the gladioli offer bright and very varied colors (red, pink, white, yellow, orange, salmon, purple, black, blue-purple, two-colored).
- They are perfect for making bouquets.
Plant them 10 cm deep and 20 cm apart.