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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
(Crocus spp.)

Danford Iris
(Iris danfordiae)

Early Daffodils
(Narcissus spp.)

Glory-of-the-Snow
(Chionodoxa luciliae)

Grecian Windflower
(Anemone blanda)

Netted Iris
(Iris reticulata)

Siberian Squill
(Scilla siberica)

Snowdrop
(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.)

Hyacinths
(Hyacinthus orientalis)

Medium-Cupped Daffodils
(Narcissus spp.)

Species Tulips
(Tulipa spp.)

Summer Snowflake
(Leucojum aestivum)

Late Spring (Weeks 8 to 12)

Alliums
(Allium spp.)

Dutch Hybrid Iris
(Iris hybrids)

Late Daffodils
(Narcissus spp.)

Late Tulips
(Tulipa spp.)

Midseason Tulips
(Tulipa spp.)

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