Can you plant a "bulb garden"?


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I have a bed that I would love to plant with a variety of bulbs that bloom at different times of the year. Is this advisable?

I'm thinking about daffodils for the spring and spider lilies [lycoris] for late summer/fall. I know that day lilies aren't bulbs, but was thinking about having them in the bed (something like Stella Do Oro) to fill in during the rest of the year.
 
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They are still plants, just like any garden. A good feeding with compost will take care of any nutritional needs, and, as far as I know, there is no reason bulbs cannot co-exist ( unless you have something that expands rapidly). I have daffodils, crocus, iris, and peonies in one bed. Just leave enough room between them for growth.
 
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They are still plants, just like any garden. A good feeding with compost will take care of any nutritional needs, and, as far as I know, there is no reason bulbs cannot co-exist ( unless you have something that expands rapidly). I have daffodils, crocus, iris, and peonies in one bed. Just leave enough room between them for growth.
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Could be a tad "similar" I think. A perennial like a hardy geranium or painted jap fern or heuchera would provide a unifying palette I think......? :)
 
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Could be a tad "similar" I think. A perennial like a hardy geranium or painted jap fern or heuchera would provide a unifying palette I think......? :)
I planted them with Japanese Holly fern AND Japanese Painted fern -- both ferns that I like a lot:)
 
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Excellent MMathis....will look great :) Post a picture if you can ;)
 
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Well, my lycoris are starting to pop up. I bought some daffodil bulbs the other day. It's too soon here to plant them [October/November is best] but once all of the lycoris are up and I know where each one is located, I can plan for the daffodils.
 
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How about snake heads or fritillaries, snowdrops, Leucojum aestivum. Your lawn will be so pretty or cyclamens ..
 
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How about erythronium? They are truly gorgeous.
 

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