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Twelve Weeks of Bloom: Sequence of Flowering Spring Bulbs

Early Spring (Weeks 1 to 4)

Common Grape Hyacinth
(Muscari botryoides)

(Crocus spp.)

Danford Iris
(Iris danfordiae)

Early Daffodils
(Narcissus spp.)

(Chionodoxa luciliae)

Grecian Windflower
(Anemone blanda)

Netted Iris
(Iris reticulata)

Siberian Squill
(Scilla siberica)

(Galanthus nivalis)

Striped Squill
(Puschkinia scilloides)

Winter Aconite
(Eranthis hyemalis)

Midspring (Weeks 4 to 8)

Checkered Lily
(Fritillaria meleagris)

Early Alliums
(Allium spp.)

Early Tulips
(Tulipa spp.)

(Hyacinthus orientalis)

Medium-Cupped Daffodils
(Narcissus spp.)

Species Tulips
(Tulipa spp.)

Summer Snowflake
(Leucojum aestivum)

Late Spring (Weeks 8 to 12)

(Allium spp.)

Dutch Hybrid Iris
(Iris hybrids)

Late Daffodils
(Narcissus spp.)

Late Tulips
(Tulipa spp.)

Midseason Tulips
(Tulipa spp.)

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