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Special Offer Bulbs

Available August 18 – September 30, 2017

Save 5% when you buy early!

Please note: The price listed reflects the 5% discount

Back by popular demand, the Woman's Board of the Chicago Botanic Garden is pleased to offer bulbs in large quantities with a 5 percent discount for buying early. Support the Chicago Botanic Garden and fill your garden with beautiful spring-blooming bulbs. Orders must be received by September 30 to be picked up October 6 to 8, 2017.

Bulbs purchased from a leading Dutch supplier are delivered just days before the sale—timed to coincide with ideal planting conditions. Fresher and larger, these competitively priced bulbs produce more stems and flowers.

The bulb sale and quantity bulb order pickup are located in the Regenstein Center. All orders must be paid for by credit card. Orders may be picked up in the Regenstein Center during the Fall Bulb Festival hours: Friday – Sunday, October 6 – 8, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Additional bulbs may be purchased during these times at the Fall Bulb Festival.

Bulbs are subject to availability and substitutions are not allowed. Orders cannot be shipped. All sales are final.

Daffodils

PHOTO: Narcissus Blend – All Spring Mix'

Narcissus Blend – All Spring Mix

Blooms: Early to late
Height: 10-20"
A terrific mix of 15 Daffodils that provides 12 weeks of glorious blooms from early to late spring

50 bulbs/$30.40

PHOTO: Narcissus 'Exception'

Narcissus 'Exception'
Div. I Daffodil – Trumpet

Blooms: Midseason
Height: 14-16"
This is a tall, landscape-sized daffodil that produces one large golden, slightly upward- facing flower per stem. It has a long bloom time and works well in borders.

25 bulbs/$26.60

PHOTO: Narcissus ‘Rijnveld Early Sensation’

Narcissus ‘Rijnveld Early Sensation’
Div. I Daffodil – Trumpet

Blooms: Early
Height: 12-14"
This is the earliest trumpet to bloom, often in February; this variety hold up very well in inclement weather. It is easily forced and very reliable.

25 bulbs/$31.35

PHOTO: Narcissus 'Barrett Browning'

Narcissus ‘Accent’
Div. II Daffodil – Large Cupped

Blooms: Midseason
Height: 14-16"
This is an American-bred variety with substantial, crisp, white petals that surround an intense sun-proof and up-facing salmon-pink cup. This bulb grows vigorously, and is one of the very best landscape pinks. It is a winner of the Wister Award, given by the American Daffodil Society, for outstanding garden performance and show quality.

25 bulbs/$23.28

PHOTO: Narcissus ‘Loveday’

Narcissus ‘Loveday’
Division II Daffodil – Large Cupped

Blooms: Early to midseason
Height: 16-20"
New to the sale this year, this selection is eye-catching in any garden.

25 bulbs/$23.75

PHOTO: Narcissus ‘Yellow Cheerfulness’

Narcissus ‘Yellow Cheerfulness’
Division IV Daffodil – Double

Blooms: Late
Height: 14-16"
Each stem of this 1937 heirloom holds two to three soft, primrose-yellow, double flowers that have a touch of orange at the center.

25 bulbs/$25.65

PHOTO: Narcissus ‘Lemon Beauty’

Narcissus ‘Lemon Beauty’
Division XI Daffodil – Split Corona

Blooms: Midseason to late
Height: 14-16"
Frilly white petals surround a bright yellow, star-shaped cup on this Narcissus.

25 bulbs/$22.80

PHOTO: Narcissus ‘Palmares’

Narcissus ‘Palmares’
Division XI Daffodil – Split Corona

Blooms: Midseason to late
Height: 14-16"
The flowers have smooth white petals that surround the frilly solid pink collar. They’re luscious!

25 bulbs/$26.60

Tulips

PHOTO: Tulipa ‘Sunny Prince’

Tulipa ‘Sunny Prince’
Single Early

Blooms: March–April
Height: 16-18"
The classic tulip shape of ‘Sunny Prince’ sports a pale lemon-yellow exterior and a darker lemon interior.

50 bulbs/$27.55

PHOTO: Tulipa ‘Margarita’

Tulipa ‘Margarita’
Double Early

Blooms: Early
Height: 20-22"
This variety is great for pots and containers, as well as the border area of a garden. It performs best in a sunny, protected area.

50 bulbs/$30.40

PHOTO: Tulipa ‘Paul Scherer’

Tulipa ‘Paul Scherer’
Single Late

Blooms: Late
Height: 16-18"
The deep color attracts pollinators, and its sturdy stems and brilliant color make it a favorite cut flower for bouquets. The Royal Horticultural Society chose it for an Award of Garden Merit.

50 bulbs/$33.25

PHOTO: Tulipa ‘Akebono’

Tulipa ‘Akebono’
Double Late

Blooms: May
Height: 20-24"
‘Akebono’ is a demi-double flower from Japan. The name means “bright sky at daybreak,” which can be seen in the pale-yellow color accented with touches of red and green.

50 bulbs/$39.90

PHOTO: Tulipa ‘Angelique’

Tulipa ‘Angelique’
Double Late

Blooms: May
Height: 12-14"
This softly ruffled tulip bears two to three blooms on each stem. ‘Angelique’ is noted as one of the best double tulips for forcing and is a remarkable variety in any garden.

50 bulbs/$37.05

PHOTO: Tulipa ‘Double Negrita’

Tulipa ‘Double Negrita’
Double Late

Blooms: May
Height: 16-18"
This selection is a double form of Triumph tulip ‘Negrita’. The beautiful peony-type flowers bloom on short, sturdy stems and when planted in groups, make a wonderful display.

50 bulbs/$33.25

PHOTO: Tulipa ‘Apricot Foxx’

Tulipa ‘Apricot Foxx’
Triumph

Blooms: April–May
Height: 18-20"
This two-tone selection reacts to the spring weather. In cooler spring temperatures, its coloration intensifies, while a warm spring brings out its more muted butter-caramel side.

50 bulbs/$30.40

PHOTO: Tulipa ‘Jimmy’

Tulipa ‘Jimmy’
Triumph

Blooms: April
Height: 12-14"
This charming blossom is even more spectacular when it opens to reveal its yellow eye center and contrasting black anthers.

50 bulbs/$27.55

PHOTO: Tulipa ‘World Friendship’

Tulipa ‘World Friendship’
Triumph

Blooms: April–May
Height: 12-16"
This selection is a recent introduction to the market. It is great for lightening up dark corners with its pale primrose glow.

50 bulbs/$41.80

PHOTO: Tulipa ‘Grand Perfection’

Tulipa ‘Grand Perfection’
Flamed Tulip

Blooms: May
Height: 14-18"
The petals of this selection open yellow with the signature pattern of red brushstrokes. As the blossoms age, the yellow matures to creamy white.

50 bulbs/$27.55

PHOTO: Tulipa ‘Pink Impression’

Tulipa ‘Pink Impression’
Darwin Hybrid

Blooms: April–May
Height: 20"
This flower is incredibly luminous, both in the garden and as a cut flower. Its petals show a range of rose tones that mature to deep pink with yellow edges.

50 bulbs/$30.40

PHOTO: Tulipa ‘Red Impression’

Tulipa ‘Red Impression’
Darwin Hybrid

Blooms: April–May
Height: 20-22"
This selection holds red chalice-like blooms on tall, strong stems. It also makes an ideal flower for cutting.

50 bulbs/$27.55

PHOTO: Tulipa ‘Ballerina’

Tulipa ‘Ballerina’
Lily Flowered

Blooms: May
Height: 22"
The sweetly scented blooms of this selection are an award-winning choice for any garden.

50 bulbs/$31.35

PHOTO: Tulipa ‘Flaming Purissima’

Tulipa ‘Flaming Purissima’
Fosteriana

Blooms: March–April
Height: 16"
This selection provides a perfect, all-in-one, color-coordinated mixture. Fosteriana tulips are known for their large, early blooms, sturdy stems, and strong reliability.

50 bulbs/$30.40

Specialty Bulbs

PHOTO: Allium caeruleum

Allium caeruleum
Blue Globe Onion

Blooms: May–June
Height: 12-18"
The delicate, true-blue, 1-round flower head is easily grown, divides readily, and naturalizes well. The flower works nicely in boarders and bouquets. A. caeruleum has been a charming and popular choice since its introduction in 1830.

100 bulbs/$32.30

PHOTO: Allium sphaerocephalon

Allium sphaerocephalon
Drumstick Onion

Blooms: May–June
Height: 24-36"
The rich burgundy florets of this selection form a tight pear-shaped blossom about 1" in diameter. The unusual flowers are very long-lasting and create an eye-catching display. It is one of the most reliable of all allium.

100 bulbs/$17.10

PHOTO: Camassia quamash 'Blue Melody'

Camassia quamash 'Blue Melody'
Wild Hyacinth

Blooms: May–June
Height: 12-24"
This cultivar has a similar flower to its parent but features very attractive green and golden-yellow variegated foliage.

50 bulbs/$23.75

PHOTO: Crocus chrysanthus ‘Romance’

Crocus chrysanthus ‘Romance’
Crocus

Blooms: March–April
Height: 4-6"
This crocus is a perfect selection for rock gardens or in the front of a flower bed for early spring color. As the name suggests, you will fall in love with this sweet crocus.

100 bulbs/$17.10

PHOTO: Crocus t. 'Barr's Purple'

Crocus t. Barr's Purple'
Tommy Crocus

Blooms: March–April
Height: 3-6"
This crocus has large, rich flowers with amethyst-violet on the inside petals and gray on the outside. It is squirrel and chipmunk resistant.

100 bulbs/$17.10

PHOTO: Hyacinthus orientalis 'Blue Jacket'

Hyacinthus orientalis ‘Blue Jacket’
Hyacinth

Blooms: April
Height: 10"
This selection pairs well with almost any color spectrum. It combines especially well with yellow daffodils with the same bloom time and smells as good as it looks.

25 bulbs/$26.60

PHOTO: Hyacinthus orientalis 'Splendid Cornelia'

Hyacinthus orientalis 'Splendid Cornelia'
Hyacinth

Blooms: April–May
Height: 6-10"
The very fragrant mauve flowers have blue veins and are accentuated by purple stems.

25 bulbs/$27.55

PHOTO: Iris reticulata 'Harmony'

Iris reticulata 'Harmony'
Dwarf iris

Blooms: Early
Height: 4"
The flower has rich-blue standards and a royal-blue fall with white edges; accented with subtle yellow spotting. It's one of the best dwarf irises.

100 bulbs/$22.80

PHOTO: Muscari Mix

Muscari Mix
Grape Hyacinth

Blooms: Midseason
Height: 3-6"
This mix of many shades of blue with white will create a dramatic effect.

100 bulbs/$22.80

PHOTO: Scilla siberica

Scilla siberica
Squill

Blooms: Early to midseason
Height: 4-8"
This selection, with its beautiful blue flowers, is the most familiar in our area. It readily naturalizes, creating a wonderful blue carpet.

100 bulbs/$24.70