Van Engelen

Fall 2020

The best Dutch flower bulbs at the best prices.

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Collection O: The Stinzenplanten Lawn

New! Many stately 19th-century brick homes in the north of the Netherlands have lawns graced with a succession of naturalizing flower bulbs. Known as Stinzenplanten, these naturalizers are best planted in lawns with loosely thatched grass and partial or part-day sunlight. Other choices may include Chionodoxa, Ornithogalum, leucojum and Hyacinthoides non-scripta as well as Narcissus Pheasant's Eye and Tulipa sylvestris. Hold off lawn mowing until all foliage dies back naturally.

Estimated planting area: 55 square feet. Top size bulbs. Bloom time: March-May. Plant the about 5" deep and 5" apart. Horticultural zones: 3-8. Height: 4" to 12". Please note that our collections are shipped in mid-October.

(Each variety's photo appears in order as listed from left to right and top to bottom.)


  • 50 Corydalis solida Beth Evans: The 1930 Fumewort. Pink, white accents. Bulb size: 6 cm/up. April. 4” to 5”. HZ: 5-8.
  • 50 Crocus tommasinianus Barr’s Purple: Amethyst-violet with a gray exterior. Bulb size: 5 cm/up. March/April. 4”. HZ: 4-8.
  • 50 Eranthis hyemalis: The 1570 Winter Aconite. Bright lemon-yellow, recurved collars of spiky green foliage. Bulb size: 3.5/4 cm. March/April. 4”. HZ: 5-8.
  • 50 Fritillaria meleagris: The 1575 Guinea Hen Flower or Checkered Lily. Maroon-purple and white. Bulb size: 6 cm/up. April/May. 10” to 12”. HZ: 3-8.
  • 50 Galanthus woronowii: A Snowdrop dating back to 1893. Bright white, green brushmark. Bulb size: 6 cm/up. March/April. 5” to 8”. HZ: 3-8.
  • 50 Scilla mischtschenkoana: A 1931 Wood Squill. Pale blue, maturing to white. Bulb size: 8 cm/up. March/April. 5”. HZ: 4-8.
Catalog #6139
300/$87.25

Availability: In stock

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