One of the bulbous plants The best known is the tulip, every year there are a few new ones. Bulbous plants are grown from bulbs (for example tulip), corms (gladioli), tuberous roots (dahlia), rhizomes (calla).
Bulbs, root roots, rhizomes and corms are organs that are underground and have the objective of accumulating the nutritional reserves that help in the development of the leaves. From them where a new plant sprouts and originates every year. During the winter the plants do not have leaves, they begin to regrow when spring arrives.
It should be noted that some plants should not be considered as bulbous plants because during the winter they conserve the leaves, within this category we can mention you: agapanto, lily, hemerocalis and liriope.
The Bulbous plants are very easy to grow, if you are a beginner in gardening you should grow them in your garden and you will feel very gratified. You can see how they have beautiful flowers of all colors.
Each species of bulbous plants can bloom at a different time of the year. During the spring, hyacinths, daffodils, tulips, buttercups will bloom. During the summer you can enjoy the flowers of begonia, cane of the indias, freesias, lily. In the fall you can see the flowers of the amaryllis, autumnal saffron. And during the winter you can see the flowers of the snowdrop, Nazarene dicentra.
In the large parks it is possible to plant some species and so they can multiply spontaneously, in this way you will have beautiful plants under the trees or in some specific sector of the lawn.
Bulbous plants can be multiplied by means of seeds. Seed multiplication is used to increase the number of specimens of a given species and when genetic improvement is performed. Many plants are self-incompatible so you must have different plants in order to obtain the seeds. You should not forget that some species require a cold climate in order to germinate.
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