Van Engelen

Fall 2019

The best Dutch flower bulbs at the best prices.

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The Late Stinzeplanten Special

Many stately 19th century brick homes in the provinces of Friesland and Groningen in the north of the Netherlands have lawns graced with a succession of naturalizing flower bulbs. Known as Stinzenplanten, the February through mid-May bloomers include numerous varieties of naturalizing heirloom flower bulbs.

If you’d like to add more varieties to the late show, consider Allium aflatunense Purple Sensation and unifolium, Brodiaea, Camassia cusickii and quamash, Gladiolus communis ssp. byzantinus, Hyacinthoides hispanica Dainty Maid, Excelsior or White City, Ixiolirion tataricum ssp. pallasii, Leucojum aestivum Gravetye Giant, Ornithogalum ponticum Sochii and Scilla litardierei.

Individually bagged and labeled, it is specially priced 20% less than our already terrific prices. Normal shipping charges apply. Top size bulbs.

  • 100 Geranium tuberosum: 1596 heirloom. Rose-purple. Bulb size: 6 cm/up. May/June. 16” to 24”. HZ: 5-9.
  • 50 Hyacinthoides non-scripta: The 1580 English Bluebell (grown in the Netherlands as Scilla nutans). Dark violet-blue. Bulb size: 8 cm/up. May. 18”. HZ: 5-7.
  • 50 Leucojum aestivum: The 1594 Summer Snowflake. Milk-white, tipped pale green. Bulb size: 10 cm/up. May/June. 12” to 15”. HZ: 4-9.
  • 100 Ornithogalum nutans Silver Bells: The 1629 Drooping Star of Bethlehem. Greenish-white, darker midveins. Bulb size: 6 cm/up. May. 12”. HZ: 6-9.
  • Catalog #6553

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