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QR Big Bloom Tour

Entrance and Visitor Center Garden

Front Gate Garden

About this Planting
The Front Gate display is planted each fall by the entire Yew Dell staff during our Big Bloom Workday. Together we are able to have fun, play in the dirt, and plant 3,100 bulbs in under 2 hours! This season you'll see waves of Hyacinth, Daffodil, and one of our all time favorite Tulips.
Garden Stats
Life Cycle: Annuals & Perennials
Quantity: 3,100 bulbs
Planted on November 1, 2022
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What you'll see:

Narcissus  
(White Daffodil Mixture)

Height: 10-18″

Life Cycle: Perennial

Bloom Time: Mid-Spring

Color: White

# Planted: 700 Bulbs

Hyacinthus orientalis  
'Jan Bos'

(Hyacinth)

Height: 10-12″

Life Cycle: Annual

Bloom Time: Mid-Spring

Color: Purple

# Planted: 700 Bulbs

Tulipa
 'Queen of the Night'

(Tulip)

Height: 24″

Life Cycle: Annual

Bloom Time: Late Spring

Color: Purple

# Planted: 1,000 Bulbs

Hyacinthus orientalis
 'Pink Pearl'

(Hyacinth)

Height: 10-12″

Life Cycle: Annual

Bloom Time: Mid-Spring

Color: Pink

# Planted: 700 Bulbs

Visitor Center Garden

About this Planting
Ornamental Onions and Daffodils oh my! Starting last season we have been transitioning the Visitor Center display into a dramatic and worthy of an entrance perennial garden. Here you'll find four different Ornamental Onions, which look to be out of a Dr. Seuss book, that bloom later in the spring season.
Garden Stats
Life Cycle: Perennials
Quantity: 900 bulbs
Planted on November 13, 2021 & October 28, 2022
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What you'll see:

Allium  'Gladiator'
(Ornamental Onion)

Height: 40″

Life Cycle: Perennial

Bloom Time: Late Spring

Color: Lavender

# Planted: 50 Bulbs

Allium atropurpureum
(Ornamental Onion)

Height: 24″

Life Cycle: Perennial

Bloom Time: Late Spring

Color: Purple

# Planted: 150 Bulbs

Narcissus 
(Daffodil)

Height: 18″

Life Cycle: Perennial

Bloom Time: Mid-Spring

Color: White, Yellow

# Planted: 100 Bulbs

Narcissus 
(Daffodil)

Height: 18″

Life Cycle: Perennial

Bloom Time: Mid-Spring

Color: White

# Planted: 100 Bulbs

Allium azureum 
(Ornamental Onion)

Height: 20″

Life Cycle: Perennial

Bloom Time: Late Spring

Color: Blue

# Planted: 250 Bulbs

Allium cowanii
(Ornamental Onion)

Height: 16″

Life Cycle: Perennial

Bloom Time: Late Spring

Color: White

# Planted: 250 Bulbs

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