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Cyndi's Catalog of Garden Catalogs
Flower Bulbs, Tubers, and Rhizomes
These mail-order garden catalogs offer all sorts of ornamental bulbs, tubers, and rhizomes. You will find the familiar spring-blooming crocus,tulips and daffodils or tender beauties such as cannas and dahlias. There is considerable overlap with the Iris, Dahlias, and Lilies categories.
Last Update: April 14, 2013
***April 14 - Added Jenks Farmer; My Garden Colors***
***November 18 2012 - Added Living Gardens***
***October 28 2012 - Added Classic Caladiums***
ADR BULBS
P.O. Box 538, 49 Black Meadow Road
Chester, NY 10918
800-990-9934, Fax 845-469-3163
Bulbs - pretty good selection of tulips; minor quantities of daffs and some other spring bulbs, imported from Holland. Wholesalers only.
Price: $
Variety: Average

JACQUES AMAND, LTD BULB SPECIALISTS
P.O. Box 59001
Potomac MD 20859
800-452-5414
Spring bulbs and woodland wildflowers, specializing in rare bulbs for collectors. Arisaema, colchicum, ipheion, tecophilea, and a lot more. Full color catalog is $2.00. There is also a Canadian address.
Price: $$$
Variety: Excellent

AMARYLLIS BULB COMPANY
1231 E. Magnolia St.
Lakeland FL 33801
888-966-9866, Fax: 863-683-8479
Lots of amaryllis - doubles, dwarfs, large flowering and more. Looks like they ship almost anywhere. This appears to be the same entity as the Caladium Bulb Company.
Price: $
Variety: Good

BILL THE BULB BARON
1031 Cayuga Street Apt B
Santa Cruz CA 95062
831-236-8397
A one-man operation with very reasonable prices, offering a smallish selection of narcisscus, amaryllis and a couple other bulbs. No print catalog, no online ordering - email your order and send a check.
Price: $
Variety: Average

BLOOMING PRAIRIE GARDENS
13185 West County Road B
Hayward WI 54843
715-934-8159
Over 100 varieties of gladiolus bulbs available, their own breeding and others. Will ship internationally. Possible to order online; don't see print catalog option.
Price: $$
Variety: Good

BOTANUS.COM
P.O. Box 3184
Langley, BC, Canada V3A 4R5
800-672-3413, Fax 800-603-3677
Mostly bulbs - daffodils, tulips, crocus, iris, lots of summer bulbs. Perennials, roses and other ornamental plants. Ships only within Canada. Order online or request a free print catalog.
Price: $$
Variety: Good

BRECKS BULBS
P.O. Box 65
Guilford IN 47022
513-354-1511, Fax 513-354-1505
A basic range of bulbs - daffs, tulips, hyacinths, crocus. Some other plants as well. Possible to order online, or free print catalog. Breck's is owned by Gardens Alive!, and doesn't have the best reputation. Breck's has different websites for US and Canadian customers - this is the US site.
Price: $
Variety: Average

BRECKS
9353 Graham Road
West Lorne, Ontario N0L 2P0 Canada
800-644-5505, Fax: 519-874-4259
A basic range of bulbs - daffs, tulips, hyacinths, crocus. Some other plants as well. Possible to order online, or free print catalog. Breck's is owned by Gardens Alive!, and doesn't have the best reputation. Breck's has different websites for US and Canadian customers - this is the Canadian site.
Price: $
Variety: Average

BRENT AND BECKY'S BULBS
7900 Daffodil Lane
Gloucester VA 23061
877-661-2852, Fax 804-693-9436
All sorts of bulbs, both spring and summer flowering. Nice selections, informative descriptions, free print catalog. Ships to all of US.
Price: $$
Variety: Good

BUGGYCRAZY
42978 Green Mountain Drive
Lebanon, OR 97355
541-258-5590
Lots of lily bulbs, smaller selections of other types of bulbs incl narcissus, native bulbs; some woody plants and perennials. Stock seems to be in limited supply so order early. Possible to order online, there is a print-your-own catalog.
Price: $$
Variety: Average

BULBMANIA
Box 466
Moss Landing, CA 95039
408-847-2313
Bulbs - crinums, clivias, haemanthus, strumaria, zantedeschia and more. A little different than your usual run of the mill stuff. No cultivation info tho, you need to know your bulbs. Used to be Willett's Rare Bulbs, now run by Carman's Nursery.
Price: $$$
Variety: Good

BULBMEISTER.COM
10846 Hodge Lane
Gravette AR 72736
888-285-2744
Specializing in Lycoris. Good selection of other bulbs available, both spring and fall planted. Order online; ships to continental U.S. only. No print catalog.
Price: $$
Variety: Good

CALADIUM BULB COMPANY
1231 E. Magnolia St.
Lakeland FL 33801
800-974-2558, 863-680-8080, Fax: 863-683-8479
Caladiums, colocasia (elephant ear), and tuberose. Possible to order online, don't see print catalog. This appears to be the same entity as The Amaryllis Bulb Company.
Price: $$
Variety: Average

CALADIUM WORLD
PO Box 629
Sebring, FL 33871
863-385-7661 FAX 863-385-5836
Caladium specialist, minimum 5 bulbs. Order online or free print catalog. Ships to US ZIP codes only.
Price:unknown
Variety:unknown

CAPE IRIS GARDENS
822 Rodney Vista Blvd
Cape Giradeau,MO 63701
573-334-3383
Bearded, median, spuria & species iris, plus new daylily & daffodil introductions. Catalog $1.00
Price: unknown
Variety: unknown

CASCADE BULB AND SEED
PO Box 271
Scotts Mills OR 97375
503-873-2218 eves
Daylilies, lilies, iris, alliums; daylily and lily seed.
Price: $
Variety: Good

CATES FAMILY GLADS
PO Box 105
East Vassalboro, ME 04935
207-923-3412
Gladiolus bulbs, mostly older varieities, excellent for cutting. Pricelist and order form available on website.
Price: $
Variety: Average

CHERRY CREEK DAFFODILS
21700 S.W.Chapman Road
Sherwood, OR 97140
503-625-3379, fax 503-625-3399
New daffodil introductions and rare bulbs for collectors, a few supplies. Order form available on website, will ship internationally.
Price: $$$
Variety: Good

CLASSIC CALADIUMS
- NEW!
1315 S.R. 64 West
Avon Park FL
33825
888-912-0020, 863-453-0014 Fax: 863-453-0015
Caladium bulbs - lots of colors and patterns. Also has colocasia and alocasia (elephant ear) bulbs. Order online, US shipping only, no print catalog.
Price: $$
Variety: Good

COLORBLENDS
P.O. Box 7584
Greenwich, CT,06836-7584
888-847-8637; FAX 203-862-8909
Tulips & other bulbs. They sell bulbs in mixes of colors meant to be planted together. Free print catalog, minimum order $50, no ship outside continental U.S. Also known as Schipper & Co.
Price: $$
Variety: Good

DAFFIES
12788 New England Road
Amesville OH 45711
740-448-2039 Fax 740-592-2900
Only "surprise lilies" or "naked ladies" available. Ordering from here might be a gamble.
Price: $
Variety: Poor

DAFFODILS AND MORE (David Burdick)
P.O. Box 495
Dalton MA 01227
Phone: unknown
Lots of exhibition-type daffodils plus other speciality bulbs: colchicum, anemone, trollius, camassia, muscari, sanguinaria. No print catalog, no online ordering - print out order form on website and mail.
Price: $$
Variety: Good

JIM DUGGAN FLOWER NURSERY
1452 Santa Fe Drive
Encinitas CA 92024
619-943-1658
An extensive selection of South African bulbs. LSASE for catalog.
Price: unknown
Variety: Good

DUTCH GARDENS INC
144 Intervale Road
Burlington VT 05401
800-944-2250, Fax 800-551-6712
Good selection of basic bulbs - daffs, tulips, and dahlias, begonias, glads plus a limited selection of other perennials. Color catalog with pictures of all cvs. Bulbs better quality than plants.
Price: $$ - $$$
Variety: Excellent

DUTCH MILL BULBS INC
25 Trinidad Ave, P.O. Box 407
Hershey PA 17033
800-533-8824
Bulbs and plants for groups to sell during fundraising activities, no other type of sales.
Price: $
Variety: Average

E AND B FARM
541 J. C. Sullivan Road
Louisville MS 39339
662-779-0186
Daylilies, good selection for reasonable prices, lots of award winners from many different hybridizers. Also has smaller selections of bearded iris, amaryllis, and cannas. Print the order form available on website, probably no print catalog. US shipping only I'm sure.
Price: $$
Variety: Good

EASY TO GROW BULBS
2521-A Oceanside Blvd
Oceanside, CA 92054
Fax 760-754-0193
Flower bulbs for warmer climates (zones 7 - 11). Ranunculus, amaryllis, freesias, a selection of the more heat-tolerant common bulbs (daffs, tulips, etc), and occasionally very unusual varieties. Order online or by mail; don't see print catalog. This is the same company as "Willow Creek Gardens".
Price: $$
Variety: Excellent

EFLOWER GARDENS
714 Oak Moss Drive
Lawrenceville GA 30043
770-995-7260
Standard range of spring and summer bulbs, plus some daylilies and hosta, a few planting supplies. Possible to order online. This is the same company as Touch of Nature.
Price: $$
Variety: Average

FAR WEST BULB FARM
14499 Lower Colfax Rd
Grass Valley CA 95945
530-272-4775
Very specialized, sells only native California bulbs - alliums, lilies, wild hyacinths - about 30 species or so. Ships only during the dormant season Sep - Oct. Call or email if you want to order.
Price: $$$
Variety: Good

FLOWERS AND GREENS
35717 Lasiandra Lane
Davis, CA 95617
530-756-9238 FAX 530-756-7798
Alstroemeria, glads, freesias. Will ship internationally. Catalog $2.00
Price: $$
Variety: Average

GEERLINGS BULBS USA (dutchflowers.com)
P.O. Box 843
Babylon NY 11702
703-783-6237, Fax 978-418-6551
Standard range of bulbs - tulips, daffs, crocus, hyacinth, etc. Has bulb packages for fund-raisers.
Price: $$
Variety: Average

RUSSELL GRAHAM, PURVEYOR OF PLANTS
4030 Eagle Crest Rd NW
Salem OR 97304
503-362-1135
Catalog $3. Collector's catalog; wildflower bulbs, lilies, cyclamen, woodland anemones, trilliums. Also, other perennials and bulbs.
Price: unknown
Variety: unknown

HAPPINESS FARMS
704 County Road 621 East
Lake Placid, FL 33852
866-892-0396, in Florida: 863-465-0044
Caladium grower - all colors, many types. Some rare. Order in lots of 10 to 200. US shipping only (incl AK, HI, Virgin Islands); order online. Print catalog is available but website shows better selection.
Price: $$$
Variety: Excellent

HOLLAND FLORA
301 Central Ave #312
Hilton Head SC 29926
843-342-7445, 877-356-7200, Fax 843-342-5488
Distributor of Dutch-grown spring and summer bulbs. Not a particularly huge selection, and all are easily found varieties. Possible to order online, print catalog doubtful.
Price: $$-$$$
Variety: Few

HONKER FLATS GREENHOUSE
45313 240th Ave NE
Middle River MN 56737
218-222-3484
Gladiolus bulbs, new introductions mostly. Large and miniatures. Order online, no print catalog mentioned, probably US shipping only.
Price: $$
Variety: Good

HORN CANNA FARM
Route 1, Box 94
Carnegie,OK 73015
580-637-2327, Fax 580-637-2295
Cannas, 20 or 25 varieties. Shipping starts in Feb, continental US only. Minimum order $20.
Price: $
Variety: Average

JENKS FARMER HORTICULTURIST AKA LUSHLIFE NURSERIES
NEW!
1521 Maple Street
Columbia SC 29205
803-386-1866
Jenks Farmer has crinum lily bulbs, suitable for growing in zone 7 or warmer. Order online, no print catalog.
Price: $$
Variety: Average

LAKESIDE CALLAS
936 Taylor Hill Road
Dandridge TN 37725
865-397-6412
Specializing in calla lily bulbs, many beautiful colors, also has a few other interesting ornamental bulbs and some seeds. Possible to order online, ships to US only. No print catalog.
Price: $$
Variety: Good

LIVING GARDENS
NEW!
P.O. Box 32
Marlborough NH 03455
855-584-4736
Pre-potted bulbs: Daffodils, crocus, amaryllis, hyacinths and tulips. Ships to continental US only, order online, no print catalog.
Price: $$$
Variety: Average

MARCELLE'S CRINUMS
440 Oak Lane
Vidor, TX 77662
409-769-3585
Selection of crinum bulbs grown in east Texas. Looks like you need to contact the business for ordering information, don't see any print catalog offered either.
Price: $$
Variety: Good

MARY'S GARDEN PATCH
2323 Seawillow Rd
Lockhart TX 78644
866-396-5108
Fall and spring flower bulbs: tulips and daffodils, alliums, crocus, lilies, cannas, iris, more. Nice selection of spring bulbs for the south. Also has a few perennials such as daylilies and hosta. Order online; ships to continental US only. No print catalog.
Price: $$
Variety: Excellent

MCCLURE AND ZIMMERMAN
P.O. Box 368, 108 W. Winnebago
Friesland, WI 53935
800-883-6998, FAX 800-374-6120
Excellent list of bulbs, esp. species and uncommon cultivars; also uncommon species. Possible to order online, or request print catalog.
Price: $$$
Variety: Excellent

MESSELAAR BULB CO.
PO Box 269
Ipswich, MA 01938
978-356-3737, Fax: 978-356-8850
Bulbs - tulips, daffs, alliums, most of the basics. Decent cultivars of commonly available species. Possible to order online. No info on print catalog.
Price: $$
Variety: Average

MICHIGAN BULB
Reservation Center PO Box 4180
Lawrenceburg IN 47025-4180
812-539-2494, 812-539-2496, Fax 812-537-5946
Annuals, perennials, trees & shrubs, ground covers, bulbs, more. Michigan Bulb had a horrible reputation before its bankruptcy in 2001 - the new owners may revive it, but looking at its new web site does not fill me with confidence. (March 2002)
Price: $
Variety: Good

GRANT MITSCH NOVELTY DAFFODILS
PO Box 218
Hubbard, OR 97032
503-651-2742 (EVES)
Bulbs. Cat $3 refundable; Daffodil specialist/breeder; many cvs available here only. Email havensr@web-ster.com; no online order yet.
Price: unknown
Variety: unknown

CHARLES H. MUELLER CO
7091 North River Rd
New Hope,PA 18938
800-267-6235, 215-862-2033 FAX 215-862-3696
Spring and summer bulbs, small selection of daylilies, good prices. Order form available on website or call. Free print catalog.
Price: $$
Variety: Good

MY GARDEN COLORS
- NEW!
7450 Industrial Rd
Florence KY 41042
855-453-2111
My Garden Colors says it specializes in pre-planned garden kits, although you'll find it's mostly bulbs plus some rugged perennials such as daylilies and hostas. There are quite a few packages for various garden scenarios though. Order online, no print catalog, ships to continental US only.
Price: $$
Variety: Good

FRED W. NAGEL AND SONS
18389 Michigan Avenue
Three Rivers, MI 49093
616-279-2379, Fax 616-279-6207
Gladiolus bulbs, wholesale only. Minimum order 500 bulbs. Same people own Noweta Gardens.
Price: unknown
Variety: unknown

NETHERLAND BULB CO
13 McFadden Rd
Easton, PA 18042
888-508-3763, Fax 888-508-3762
Good-sized selection of common spring-flowering bulbs for landscape professionals and garden centers. Color catalog. Wholesale only.
Price: $$$
Variety: Good

NOWETA GARDENS
18389 Michigan Avenue
Three Rivers MI 49093
Phone: unknown
Large selection of gladiola bulbs and some dahlias. Ships mid-February through May. Free color catalog. Same people own Fred Nagel & Sons.
Price: $$
Variety: Good

OAKWOOD DAFFODILS
2330 W Bertrand Rd
Niles, MI 49120
616-684-3327
Daffodil cultivars from around the world as well as their own breeding. Prices vary according to availability of stock.
Price: $$-$$$
Variety: Good

ODYSSEY BULBS
8984 Meadow Lane
Berrien Springs MI 49103
616-471-4642
Not your usual selections of daffs and tulips - they have hard to find varieties of Colchicum, Crocus, Ornithogalum, Scilla, Allium, Anemone, Arum, Corydalis, Iris, Oxalis, and Tulipa. New company in 2000.
Price: $$
Variety: Many

OLD HOUSE GARDENS HEIRLOOM BULBS
536 Third Street
Ann Arbor MI 48103
734-995-1486, FAX 734-995-1687
Cat $2. Antique bulbs from 1200s -1950s, crocus, daffodils, hyacinths, lilies, tulips, cannas, dahlias, glads, snowdrops, fritillaries, elephant ears, crinums, etc. Good descriptions and now color pix. A really nice company.
Price: $$$
Variety: Good

PACIFIC CALLAS
23367 West Park Colombo
Calabasas, CA 91302
800-533 8573
Good selection of calla lilies in beautiful colors and some colcasia (elephant ear). Primarily a wholesaler but does have options for retail sales online.
Price: $$
Variety: Good

PACIFIC RIM NATIVE PLANTS
43359 Hillkeep Place
Chilliwack, BC Canada V2R 4A4
604-792-9279
Native and uncommon bulbs, ferns, trees & shrubs, alpine plants, perennials, orchids, epimediums. Pacific Northwest natives. Some rare plants. Ships internationally. Email them with your wants; minimum order $50 Canadian.
Price: $$
Variety: Good

PEETERS ENTERPRISES
R.R. 3
Mitchell, Ontario, Canada NOK 1N0
519-345-6711, 519-393-5229
Gladiolus; maybe others.
Price: unknown
Variety: good

PLEASANT VALLEY GLADS & DAHLIAS
PO Box 494
Agawam, MA 01001
413-789-0307
Big selection of gladiola, their own introductions and lots more. Smaller selection of dahlias, also including own introductions. Plenty to choose from. Fill out order form on website and mail. They will ship internationally. .
Price: $$-$$$
Variety: Excellent

RARE EXOTICS.COM
11610 Addison St
North Hollywood, CA 91601
310-670-8637 FAX 310-670-1427
Guy Wrinkle's exotic plants - succulents, cycads, caudiciforms, bromeliads, orchids, odd bulbs. Print catalog $1.
Price: $$$
Variety: Excellent

ROOZENGAARDE DISPLAY GARDENS
1587 Beaver Marsh Road
Mt. Vernon WA 98273
360-424-8531, 800-732-3266
Tulip, daffodil, iris as well as some speciality bulbs. Order online or request free print catalog. Will ship bulbs to Canada.
Price: $$
Variety: Good

ROYAL DUTCH GARDENS
905 Four Seasons Road
Bloomington IL 61701
309-663-2350
Basic variety of spring and summer bulbs, other plants. This company is affiliated with Plantron Inc., not normally a guaranteed sign of customer satisfaction and quality, although bulbs might not be too bad. Prices are low but caveat emptor.
Price: $
Variety: Fair

S.C.A.T.S FLOWERS
9313 Bunkum Road
Fairview Heights, IL 62208
888-412-9038
Just a couple types of bulbs - tuberose (polianthes) both single and double, and spider lily (Hymenocallis narcissiflora). Looks like you have to call to order. No print catalog.
Price: $$
Variety: Few

JOHN SCHEEPERS,INC
23 Tulip Drive
Bantam, CT 06750
860-567-0838, FAX 860-567-2323
Nice range of bulbs; probably of more interest to specialists. Well-established firm with exhibition size bulbs. Min order $35. Also owns Van Engelen bulbs.
Price: $$
Variety: Good

SHIELDS GARDENS LTD
P.O. Box 92
Westfield, IN 46074
317-896-3925
Daylilies, clivias, some exotic bulbs. Min order $35; no ship to CA or AZ.
Price: $$-$$$
Variety:Good

SOUTHERN BULB COMPANY
P.O. Box 350
Golden, TX 75444
903-768-2530, Fax 903-768-2536
Antique flower bulbs suited for Southern gardens. Variety is a little sparse at the moment (Apr 06) but looks like expansion is in progress. Possible to order online.
Price: $$
Variety: Average

SUMMERVILLE'S GLADIOLUS
801 Bridgeton Pike
Mullica Hill NJ 08062
856-981-3986
Large selection of gladiolus bulbs, many of their own introductions. Will ship to Canada and overseas. Free print catalog.
Price: $$
Variety: Excellent

TELOS RARE BULBS
P. O. Box 4147
Arcata CA 95518
Phone unknown
Rare bulbs from western US, South Africa, South America, and more such as Calochortus, Stenomesson, Brunsvigia, many others. Minimum order $25. Catalog $2, $3 to overseas, they will export.
Price: $$
Variety: Good

TEMPLE NURSERY
P.O. Box 591
Trumansburg NY 14886
Phone unknown
Galanthus (snowdrops) bulbs, maybe others.
Price: unknown
Variety: unknown

TERRA CEIA FARMS
3810 Terra Ceia Road
Pantego,NC 27860
800-858-2852, Fax 252-943-3382
Spring/summer bulbs; iris, daylilies, and peonies. Nice if you want a lot of one kind of bulb. Possible to order online. Free print catalog.
Price: $ - $$
Variety: Average

TOUCH OF NATURE
1475 Buford Drive, Suite 403-306
Lawrenceville, GA 30043
800-438-9309 option 02; EFax 413-473-9841
A basic selection of perennial plants and bulbs, with a number of offers for fundraising groups.
Price: $
Variety: Average

TULIP WORLD
8480 North 87th Street
Milwaukee WI 53223
866-688-9547
Big selection of bulbs for spring and summer blooming. The usual assortment of tulips, narcissus, iris, crocus and summer favorites like cannas and dahlias. Also carries some perennials. Order online or print catalog is available. Price: $$
Variety: Excellent

VAN BOURGONDIEN BROS
245 Farmingdale Rd, Rt 109
Babylon, NY 11702
800-622-9959 Cust. service 800-622-9997 for orders
Bulbs and a few perennials. They say, "Specialize in rare and unusual imported and domestic flowering bulbs and plants." Very mixed reports on quality, and what's delivered may not be what you thought you were ordering.
Price: $$
Variety: Good

VAN ENGELEN, INC
23 Tulip Drive
Bantam CT 06750
860-567-8734, Fax 860-567-5323
Narcissus, tulips, crocus, hyacinths, lilies - the standard range of bulbs. Good varieties. Minimum order $50, shipping costs to the western US pretty high.
Price: $$
Variety: Good

THE WAUSHARA GARDENS
N5491 5th Drive
Plainfield, WI 54966
715-335-4462, fax 715-335-4499
Gladiolus specialist with bulbs for gardeners and wholesalers. Individuals and collections. Free printed price list.
Prices: $$
Variety: Good

WILLOW CREEK GARDENS
2521-A Oceanside Blvd
Oceanside, CA 92054
866-725-5361, 760-754-0438
Flower bulbs for warmer climates (zones 7 - 11). Ranunculus, amaryllis, freesias, a selection of the more heat-tolerant common bulbs (daffs, tulips, etc), and occasionally very unusual varieties. Order online or by mail; don't see print catalog. This is the same company as "Easy to Grow Bulbs".
Price: $$
Variety: Excellent

NANCY WILSON SPECIES & MINIATURE NARCISSUS
6525 Briceland-Thorn Rd.
Garberville Ca 95442
707-923-2407
Species and miniature daffodils. Catalog $1.00.
Price: $$
Variety: Good

WOODEN SHOE TULIP FARM
P.O. Box 1010
Woodburn OR 97071
800-711-2006, Fax 503-634-2710
Lots of pretty tulips, mostly hybrids. A smaller selection of daffodils and a few other spring-flowering bulbs such as hyacinths and crocus.
Price: $$
Variety: Good

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