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Old 06-07-2016, 12:29 PM
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Flower Bulbs & Seeds @ Dollar Tree


My local Dollar Tree [and probably yours] is currently selling all sorts of stuff to put in the ground- veggie, herb and flower seed packs as well as flower bulbs.

I purchased two packs of Gladiolus even though the bulbs looked a bit suspect. But each pack was only $1 and there were six bulbs per pack. Cheap! Plus, several bulbs were already putting out shoots. Why not give them a try? Mine broke ground over a week ago and are doing well.

You won't find this stuff on the Dollar Tree website. I checked. You'll have to call your local store and ask about what they have in stock.





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Old 06-08-2016, 07:44 PM
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Hope your glads flower well for ya. My dollar store had them, but I looked at bulbs and didn't look well, so I bought a bag of 40 at lowes for about 10$. Mine are growing but haven't got flowers yet. Good luck with yours.
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Old 06-09-2016, 07:40 AM
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Cool find ohhmye - and if they happen to be a little under the "Grade A" size,
well, it may take them a season or so to grow mature enough to flower - but at that price, it's worth the wait, right?

I add my good luck wishes to Angie's.
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Old 06-10-2016, 01:58 PM
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Zuzu thanks for the info.. I suppose grade A is the largest?
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Thanks for the well-wishes, angmf2233 & zuzu!

As to them taking a season or so to grow mature enough to flower, I tend to forget that I've put something in the ground that hasn't blossomed. It's always a delightful surprise when it does.
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I notice lots of iris babies coming up out there. How do they come about, seed?
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Usually, with Iris, the mother rhizome sends off babies, or increases. Some make a clump pretty quickly, others are slower growers. When mine multiply, I usually dig a piece of clump and move it to another area of my yard.
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Old 06-10-2016, 09:23 PM
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Thanks zazinnia

These aren't near the mother bulb at all. they are free standing, wonder if the seeds from the tops of the flowers germinated?
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Old 06-11-2016, 12:18 PM
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Maybe so. Will be interesting to see what they look like when they bloom!
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Old 06-11-2016, 03:13 PM
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I bought a cheap peony from Walmart and the 2nd year it bloomed and produced seeds. This year I had some seedlings from it come up in yard nearby, so I dug them up and put in pots. I tried planting seeds in a pot and I they may take all year to grow? I have other peonies are years old and I've never saw seeds on those.
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I have peonies for years an never seeds I don't think. Unless the fall an make more.

Who knows??
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Im still trying to start my peony garden. Ive never seen them at my walmart.
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Old 06-12-2016, 05:11 AM
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Try Lowes an Home Depot...for Peonies.
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Old 06-12-2016, 08:19 AM
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I dont have a lowes and havent seen them at home depot either. I live in a small area.
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