8 Best Bulbs to Plant Right Now | Best Flower Bulbs

Last Updated: 18.10.2023
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Want to know what are the Best Bulbs to Plant Right Now? Check out our detailed list with some of the most beautiful Flower Bulbs you can grow!

Have a look at the Best Bulbs to Plant Right Now in your garden or pots to enjoy beautiful blooms in the coming months! These are also inexpensive and are easy to grow!

Here are the best seeds and bulbs you can plant in September in India

Best Bulbs to Plant Right Now

1. Snowdrop

Best Bulbs to Plant Right Now

Botanical Name: Galanthus

Bell-like, white flowers of snowdrop hang from the stems and match perfectly with the green foliage. You can plant its bulbs in winters from September to November in India.

2. Hyacinth

Botanical Name: Hyacinthus

Hyacinths’ flowers come in white, orange, yellow, pink, red, purple, and blue. You can plant the bulbs from September till November.

3. Daffodil

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Botanical Name: Narcissus pseudonarcissus

The best time to plant the bulbs of daffodil is from October to November. Make sure that you are planting them deep and it will grow yellow star-shaped blooms!

4. Dahlia

Botanical Name: Dahlia

Dahlias come in a multitude of shades. The ideal time to plant dahlia bulbs in India is mid-September to mid-November. Plant them 6 to 8 inches deep.

5. Crocus

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Botanical Name: Crocus

Crocus is popular for its vivid blooms and comes in purple, pink, yellow, red, orange, and blue shades. Plant the bulbs in early winter to enjoy its blooms by mid December.

6. Paperwhites

Botanical Name: Narcissus papyraceus

Paperwhites are easy to grow, fragrant flowers that come in snowy white color. In north India, plant bulbs from September and October, while in the southern part, plant them from October to November.

7. Cyclamen

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Botanical Nmame: Cyclamen

Cyclamen bears small flowers that grow atop the long stems and come in bright shades of purple, lilac, pink, and white. You can plant the bulbs in early winter.

8. Winter Aconite


Botanical Name: Eranthis hyemalis

Belonging to the buttercup family, winter aconite bears cup-shape flowers in a yellow shade. Each flower sits atop the leafy bracts. Plant the bulbs at the early start of winters in India for winter blooms.

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