Understanding Bulbs, Rhizomes, Corms and Tubers
Bulbs are among the easiest plants to grow, and spring-flowering bulbs in particular, such as daffodils and tulips, provide weeks of color at a time when few other plants are in flower, all with little to no fuss. Botanically speaking, bulbs are geophytes, which are herbaceous plants with underground storage organs. Geophytes don't just include true bulbs, but also those that we collectively refer to as bulbs, which are in fact corms, rhizomes and tubers.
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A planting of mixed spring bulbs will give quick, near-guaranteed results for kids and a colorful display that can be enjoyed by the rest of the family.