Allergy Friendly Flower Bulb Collection

Allergy Friendly Collection

Breathe deep and smile with our colorful Allergy Friendly Bulb Collection of pollen-free flowering perennials. Our set of bulbs includes a pure white Serene Angel Oriental Double Lilies, while Mardi Gras Gladiolus and Myrtle’s Folly Dahlias show off summer’s hues in a rainbow of colors sure to bring a smile. Perfect for creating pollen-free bouquets. Total of 21 bulbs.
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Per Collection of 21
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HC017256
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Soothe your allergies with our bulb collection of pollen-free flowering plants. Our collection includes 15 bulbs of Mardi Gras Mixture Gladiolus. These tall, elegant glads open to reveal an assortment of colorful flower spikes in pink, yellow, and purple. Standing tall at 56-60” tall they are the perfect backdrop for 3 Serene Angel Oriental Double Lily bulbs. ‘Serene Angel’ is a double blooming pure white lily with a sweet pollen-free fragrance at 32-36" tall. Lastly, 3 bulbs of Dahlia ‘Myrtle’s Folly’ fill out the collection with 6-8” flowers in a watercolor wash of peach, apricot and raspberry at 18-24" tall. This beautiful collection makes great cut flowers for pollen-free bouquets too. Blooming from mid-summer on, they will light up a sunny space in your garden with color and style. Plant them around a deck or sunny place where their zero pollen attributes will be welcome. Total of 21 bulbs.
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SKU
HC017256
Common Name
Allergy Friendly Collection
Item Package Size
Collection of 21
Special Groups
High Country Gardens Exclusive
Zones
2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Flower Color
Mixed
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
Bloom Time
Mid - Late Summer, Early - Mid Fall, Mid - Late Fall
Bloom Time
Mid summer until frost
Height
60 inches
Mature Height
Varies:
Oriental Double Lily Serene Angel: 32-36" tall
Gladiolus Mardi Gras Mixture: 56-60" tall
Dahlia Myrtle's Folly: 48" tall
Bulb Spacing
Varies:
Oriental Double Lily Serene Angel: 3-4 bulbs per sq. ft.
Gladiolus Mardi Gras Mixture: 4 bulbs per sq. ft.
Dahlia Myrtle's Folly: 1 tuber per sq. ft.
Planting Depth
Varies:
Oriental Double Lily Serene Angel: 6" deep
Gladiolus Mardi Gras Mixture: 8" deep
Dahlia Myrtle's Folly: 1-2" below soil line
Amount Of Rain
20 to 30", 30 to 40", 40 to 50"
Soil Type
Sandy Soil, Average Soil, Compost Enriched Garden Loam Soil
Soil Moisture
Average, Well Draining
Ideal Region
Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, West, Southwest, Pacific Northwest
Advantages
Fragrant, Cut Flowers
Ships As
Bulb, Rhizome, Tuber
Poisonous or Toxic to Animals
Yes
Planting Time
Spring / Summer
Ships To Canada
No
Planting Guides
Planting and Caring for Pre-Planned Gardens & Collections

Soil Preparation: Remember that proper soil preparation is the key to healthy, vigorous blooming perennials. Use Yum Yum Mix and a high quality compost at recommended rates to prepare the soil. Inoculate the plant roots with Plant Success mycorrhizal inoculant. Planting: Plant according to the mature size of the plant. Don’t be tempted to put the plants too close based on their size in the pots. They’ll grow quickly and cover the space shown in the planting map. (Maps included only with Pre-Planned Gardens, not Collections.)

Fertilizing: Once annually in mid-fall, after plants begin to go dormant. Use Yum Yum Mix or Yum Yum Mix Winterizer at recommended rates to improve the soil and provide essential plant nutrients.Use it with high quality compost, mix half and half by volume and spread on top of the soil. Scratch it in lightly and water thoroughly. It is also beneficial to treat the plant roots with Plant Success® mycorrhizal root inoculant if you didn’t do so at planting time. (Inoculation only needs to be done once.)

Mulching: In arid climates mulching is very beneficial. Coarse textured composts, shredded leaves, pine needles and composted bark are all excellent mulch materials. Apply to a depth of 1-2 inches. Replenish annually (or as needed).


Summer Blooming Bulbs, including popular varieties such as gladiolus and dahlias, are planted in the spring and bloom in the summer. Most of these bulbs are tropical and require warm weather to be planted. There must not be any danger of frost and your ground temperature must have reached 55 degrees Fahrenheit before planting. Many of our summer blooming bulbs can be planted as perennials in zones 9-10 (zone 8 if mulched), but should be treated as annuals in cooler climates. You can lift them and store them in the fall, or bring patio pots inside before frost. See page 15 of our Planting Guide for a bulb depth planting illustration. Read our article about How To Grow Dahlias.

Growing Dahlias: Plant Dahlia tubers after spring frosts in good garden soil with full sun. Dahlias must be protected from high winds, so we suggest you position them against a wall or be ready to stake them. Keep the plants well-watered and free of bugs, applying flower fertilizer as they grow. Your dahlias will be in full bloom by July or August, with the enormous flowers continuing to bloom until frost. As frost threatens, pull up the roots and trim off the stems. You can store the tubers in a cool dry place until the following spring.


Summer Blooming Bulbs, including popular varieties such as gladiolus and dahlias, are planted in the spring and bloom in the summer. Most of these bulbs are tropical and require warm weather to be planted. There must not be any danger of frost and your ground temperature must have reached 55 degrees Fahrenheit before planting. Many of our summer blooming bulbs can be planted as perennials in zones 9-10 (zone 8 if mulched), but should be treated as annuals in cooler climates. You can lift them and store them in the fall, or bring patio pots inside before frost. See page 15 of our Planting Guide for a bulb depth planting illustration.

Growing Gladiolus: After spring frosts are over, plant the gladiolus corms (bulbs) in your flower bed wherever you want brilliant color in mid-summer. Gladiolus take very little space in the garden and can easily be planted between other plants. After planting, keep the bulbs watered regularly. Soon you’ll have bright sword-like foliage and brilliant blooms. Gladiolus corms are inexpensive, and provide excellent color for the cost. As frost threatens, you can just forget them, and replace them with new bulbs next growing season, or dig up the corms and store them in a cool try place until the following spring.


Summer Blooming Bulbs, including popular varieties such as gladiolus and dahlias, are planted in the spring and bloom in the summer. Most of these bulbs are tropical and require warm weather to be planted. There must not be any danger of frost and your ground temperature must have reached 55 degrees Fahrenheit before planting. Many of our summer blooming bulbs can be planted as perennials in zones 9-10 (zone 8 if mulched), but should be treated as annuals in cooler climates. You can lift them and store them in the fall, or bring patio pots inside before frost. See page 15 of our Planting Guide for a bulb depth planting illustration.


View more Planting Guides, or download our complete Planting Guide for tips on caring for your plants when you receive your order, as well as planting instructions for Perennials, Spring-Planted Bulbs, Fall-Planted Bulbs, Cacti & Succulents, Xeric Plants and more.
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