No Chill Trio
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- LIGHTFull sun
- ZONEPerennial, zones 3-11
- SHIPPINGBeginning in fall
- INCLUDES12 bulbs of Allium Christopii, 12 bulbs of Giant Snowflake, 3 bare root Black Mirror Bearded Iris
12 bulbs of Allium Christopii, 12 bulbs of Giant Snowflake, 3 bare root Black Mirror Bearded Iris
Yo, these flowers have no chill. The Allium Christophii is ecstatic, (it’s like a continuous firework in flower form), the Giant Snowflakes are total over-achievers, (the first to bloom, smells the best, more or less makes itself into its own bouquet), and have you seen that show Black Mirror? It’s totally terrifying. It has no chill, whatsoever. Same-same with this Iris. It's intense.
Anyway, what’s really great about this fall planted bundle is that it doesn’t need that chilly winter weather and prolonged frost to bloom. Zones 9-11, this one’s for you.
- DEER Deer resistant
- KIDS+PETS Non-toxic
- DIFFICULTY Super easy to grow
- CLIMATE Does not need cold weather to grow
- WATER Only needs supplemental water in very dry conditions
- INDOOR+POTS Grows well in containers outside
How to Plant
Bulbs: Dig a hole and tuck your bulbs in, pointy side up, about 6" deep (roughly 3 times the size of the bulbs) and about 3" apart for the daffodils, and 9" apart for the Allium. Now fill in the soil, give it a few solid pats so it compresses around the bulbs, then give it a long drink of water. Iris: Plant in the early fall. The most important thing here is - don't plant your new friend too deep or it won't flower! The rhizome looks like a bit of a long potato and has roots growing down from it, and the green foliage (which may be brown - this is normal) growing up. You want to plant it with the roots buried and pointing down, and the foliage growing up. The bulb part - the rhizome - should be about 5% visible above the soil line - do not bury it all the way. Now give your plant a few solid pats to compress the soil around it, and a long drink of water, and wait until spring.
Where to Plant
When to Plant
If planting in a cold region, plant in the Fall, anytime before the ground freezes for the last time. If planting in a warm region, (zones 9 and warmer), plant when it's coldest during winter
When to Expect Blooms
Water when soil is dry, once leaves appear
If planting in a container, be sure the pot has ample drainage. Fill the bottom 2-3" of the pot with pebbles to prevent clogging. Wait for the foliage to wilt and turn yellow before clipping it back