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When should I plant these bulbs?

Antwerpen, Belgium Be

I have just bought Dracunculus vulgaris bulbs. Can anyone tell me when these should be planted please?

On plant Dracunculus vulgaris




Plant in Spring, well drained soil, sunny aspect.

17 Oct, 2009


Not hardy, at least where we live.

17 Oct, 2009


D. vulgaris is a Mediterranean bulb that is not fully hardy. However, I think that your main problem in the garden will be that it requires a dry summer dormancy. I would consider growing it in a large pot that can be moved as conditions demand.

17 Oct, 2009

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