Special Offer Bulbs

Available August 16 – September 28, 2019

Save 20% when you buy early!

Back by popular demand, the Woman's Board of the Chicago Horticultural Society is pleased to offer an early buying opportunity of bulbs in large quantities. Members will recieve 20 percent off the purchase price. Support the Chicago Botanic Garden and fill your garden with beautiful spring-blooming bulbs. Orders must be received by September 28 to be picked up October 4 to 6, 2019.

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 to Sunday, October 4 to 6, 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.

Shopping tip: If you are buying multiple bulbs, when in the online cart, please click the logo at the top of the page to get back to the home page. There is a link to the Bulb Presale.

Daffodils

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. Great for planting where a long bloom time is desired.

50 bulbs: $30.80/$38.50

Narcissus Blend – Naturalizing Meadow

Narcissus Blend – Naturalizing Meadow

Blooms: Early to Midseason
Height: 14-18”
Perfect selection of smaller-sized daffodils for large, naturalizing plantings.

50 bulbs: $27.60/$34.50

Narcissus Blend – Fragrant Meadow

Narcissus Blend – Fragrant Meadow

Blooms: Early to Midseason
Height: 14-18”
Great selection of fragrant daffodil varieties.

50 bulbs: $29.20/$36.50

Narcissus ‘Rijnveld Early Sensation’

Narcissus 'Rijnveld Early Sensation'
Div. I Daffodil – Trumpet

Blooms: February – March
Height: 12-14"
The earliest trumpet to bloom, often in February, this variety holds up very well in inclement weather. It is easily forced and very reliable.

25 bulbs: $29.20/$36.50

Narcissus ‘Ice Follies’

Narcissus ‘Ice Follies’
Div. II Daffodil – Large Cupped

Blooms: April
Height: 16-18"
One of the most widely used daffodils, it has a frilly yellow cup surrounded by pure white petals. It pairs nicely with its double—'Ice King’—and attracts butterflies.

50 bulbs: $33.60/$42

Narcissus ‘Barrett Browning’

Narcissus ‘Barrett Browning’
Div. III Daffodil – Small Cupped

Blooms: Early to Midseason
Height: 16-18"
An early-blooming 3-inch naturalizer that has white petals with a faint yellow halo at its base and a small, bowl-shaped orange cup.

25 bulbs: $29.60/$37

Narcissus ‘Tahiti’

Narcissus ‘Tahiti’
Div. IV Daffodil – Double

Blooms: April – May
Height: 14-16”
Tahiti's elegant double flowers with a blend of yellow and orange open to a rose-like bloom. This bulb is featured in the English Walled Garden and has proven to be a sturdy, reliable bulb year after year.

25 bulbs: $29.20/$36.50

Narcissus ‘Jetfire’

Narcissus ‘Jetfire’
Div. VI Daffodil–Cyclamineus

Blooms: Early to midseason
Height: 8-10"
A lovely, prolific flower with very reflexed yellow petals and a bright red/orange cup. It is one of the most celebrated of all naturalizing early bloomers.

50 Bulbs: $30/$37.50

Narcissus ‘Minnow’

Narcissus ‘Minnow’
Miniature Div. VIII Daffodil – Tazetta

Blooms: April
Height: 8-10”
Minnow may only stand 8 inches tall, but it has a big impact in the garden. It bears four to five white to ivory to pale yellow flowers per stem with little buttons of yellow cups. Minnow is terrific in rock gardens and garden nooks and crannies.

50 Bulbs: $22.40/$28

Tulips

Tulipa ‘Sunny Prince’

Tulipa ‘Sunny Prince’
Single Early

Blooms: April
Height: 16-18"
An excellent bulb that looks great when paired with hyacinths, daffodils, and botanical tulips. This sturdy tulip is pale lemon yellow with a darker yellow interior.

50 Bulbs: $28.40/$35.50

Tulipa ‘Margarita’

Tulipa ‘Margarita’
Double Early

Blooms: April
Height: 16”
This dramatic early bloomer is vibrant magenta-purple with a magenta-pink sheen, a subtle scent, incredible stature, and wondrously full flowers.

50 Bulbs: $31.20/$39

Tulipa ‘Blushing Beauty’

Tulipa ‘Blushing Beauty’
Single Late

Blooms: May
Height: 24-30”
Blushing Beauty is yellow, blushing rosy-red toward its petals' edges with interior, pink-rimmed, canary-yellow bases. A stunning variety to plant in mass.

50 Bulbs: $33.20/$41.50

Tulipa ‘Yellow Pomponette’

Tulipa 'Yellow Pomponette’
Double Late

Blooms: April
Height: 22”
This incredibly lush, fully double, huge pompom of a flower is bright sunshine-yellow with variable, incredibly narrow, crimson petal edges.

50 Bulbs: $32.40/$40.50

Tulipa ‘Escape’

Tulipa ‘Escape’
Triumph

Blooms: April-May
Height: 18"
This selection offers a beautiful, deep red flower that makes an excellent display when planted in mass.

50 Bulbs: $29.20/$36.50

Tulipa ‘Daydream’

Tulipa ‘Daydream’
Darwin Hybrid

Blooms: April – May
Height: 22”
This fragrant tulip changes color throughout the duration of its bloom. Daydream opens a soft yellow and matures to a beautiful apricot orange. It is quite a showstopper when planted in large drifts.

50 Bulbs: $30/$37.50

Tulipa ‘Purple Pride’
Darwin Hybrid

Blooms: April–May
Height: 22”
This Darwin variety has bright, lilac-purple flowers that make a stunning addition to any home garden. These sturdy blooms hold up well in the garden and in floral arrangements.

50 Bulbs: $36/$45

Tulipa ‘White Clouds’

Tulipa ‘White Clouds’
Darwin Hybrid

Blooms: May
Height: 18-20”
This long-lasting flower with strong stems is excellent in beds or for cut flowers. The elegant blossoms soften and brighten any arrangement.

50 Bulbs: $30.80/$38.50

Tulipa ‘Ballerina’

Tulipa ‘Ballerina’
Lily Flowered

Blooms: May
Height: 22”
An award-winning bloom with delightful fragrance and dramatic coloring.

50 Bulbs: $31.60/$39.50

Tulipa ‘Black Parrot’

Tulipa ‘Black Parrot
Parrot

Blooms: May
Height: 20"
A dramatic addition to any garden since 1937, the award-winning Black Parrot is velvety purple-black with fantastic scallops and fringe.

50 Bulbs: $36.80/$46

Alliums

Allium caeruleum

Allium caeruleum
Blue Globe Onion

Blooms: May–June
Height: 12-18"
The delicate, true-blue, 1-inch-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: $32.80/$41

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 inch in diameter. The unusual flowers are very long-lasting and create an eye-catching display. It is one of the most reliable of all alliums.

100 Bulbs: $17.20/$21.50

Specialty Bulbs

Anemone blanda ‘Blue Shades’

Anemone blanda ‘Blue Shades’
Wind Flower

Blooms: April-May
Height: 3-4"
Daisy-shaped flowers with lacy foliage.

100 Bulbs: $26/$32.50

Camassia cusickii Wild Hyacinth

Camassia cusickii
Wild Hyacinth

Blooms: May–June
Height: 24-30"
This variety can tolerate wet areas and blooms during a time when most daffodils and tulips are gone, thus offering a burst of color before the summer perennials come up.

25 Bulbs: $42.40/$53

Crocus chrysanthus ‘Romance’
Snow Crocus

Blooms: March – April
Height: 3-6"
A soft yellow with softly defined stripes in a darker shade

100 Bulbs: $19.20/$24

Crocus t. ‘Barr’s Purple’

Crocus t. ‘Barr’s Purple’
Tommy Crocus

Blooms: March – April
Height: 3-6"
These large, rich, reddish-purple flowers are great for naturalizing in grass. Squirrel- and chipmunk-resistant.

100 Bulbs: $19.20/$24

Crocus t. ‘Ruby Giant’

Crocus t. ‘Ruby Giant’
Tommy Crocus

Blooms: March – April
Height: 3-6"
Large, rich flowers that are amethyst-violet on the inside petals and gray on the outside. Squirrel- and chipmunk-resistant.

100 Bulbs: $19.20/$24

Eranthis hyemalis

Eranthis hyemalis
Winter Aconite

Blooms: February – March
Height: 12-15"
Soak tubers overnight, and then plant immediately at depth of 4 inches. Will naturalize.

100 Bulbs: $43.20/$54

Iris reticulata 'Harmony'

Iris reticulata 'Harmony'
Dwarf iris

Blooms: March
Height: 4-6"
The flower has rich-blue standards and a royal-blue fall with white edges; accented with subtle yellow spotting. It is one of the best dwarf irises.

100 Bulbs: $24/$30

Muscari Mix

Muscari Mix
Grape Hyacinth

Blooms: April
Height: 6-8"
This mix of many shades of blue with white creates a dramatic effect.

100 Bulbs: $22.40/$28

Muscari aurcheri ‘Ocean Magic’

Muscari aurcheri ‘Ocean Magic’
Grape Hyacinth

Blooms: April – May
Height: 8"
Blooms that gradually blend from deep cobalt blue at its base to paler blue, to a white frothy cap. Rodent-resistant and naturalizes readily in well-drained soil.

100 Bulbs: $43.20/$54

Scilla siberica

Scilla siberica
Squill

Blooms: April
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/$30