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Flowering Bulbs: Culture and Maintenance



Authors as Published

Diane Relf, Extension Specialist, Environmental Horticulture, Virginia Tech; Elizabeth Ball , Program Support Technician, Virginia Tech

Reviewed by Leslie Peck, Graduate Assistant, Horticulture, Virginia Tech; Holly L. Scoggins, Associate Professor, Horticulture, Virginia Tech

    Cover, Flowering Bulbs: Culture and Maintenance

This publication is available in PDF format only.

“Bulbs” is a term loosely used to include corms, tubers, tuberous roots, and rhizomes as well as true bulbs. This publication will refer to all of the above as bulbs. Many vegetables are propagated from or produce edible organs of these types (e.g., tuber, Irish potato; tuberous root, sweet potato; rhizome, Jerusalem artichoke; bulb, onion).


Virginia Cooperative Extension materials are available for public use, reprint, or citation without further permission, provided the use includes credit to the author and to Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech, and Virginia State University.


Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia State University, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture cooperating. Edwin J. Jones, Director, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg; M. Ray McKinnie, Interim Administrator, 1890 Extension Program, Virginia State University, Petersburg.


January 21, 2015