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Out of the Ordinary Summer Flowering Bulbs

The Fun of Gardening
The peacock orchid is well-suited for garden culture. Photo: Roadside Attractions

Summer flowering bulbs can be exciting additions to the mid-season garden. Many of us have grown the more familiar gladioli, dahlias, cannas and tuberous begonias, all of which offer an interesting array of colors, forms and textures. For the more adventurous, a wealth of versatile bulbs is available. Some work extremely well in annual and perennial beds while others are more suited to pot culture.  

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