By Paul James
When it comes to spring-flowering bulbs, the stars of the show are daffodils, tulips, crocuses, and hyacinths. But the supporting cast of players, although less familiar, are no less beautiful and deserve a spot in every garden. So when shopping for bulbs this month, you owe it to yourself to consider the following, all of which are easy to grow and come back year after year.
Saving the best for last, I absolutely adore the alliums. I especially like the large ones such as ‘Gladiator’ because of the bold statement they make and the astounding number of pollinators they attract. But you can’t go wrong with any of them.