Do you have an area that receives sun in the spring but becomes shady later on when deciduous trees unfurl their leaves, or do you have a garden that faces east and onlyreceives morning light? If so, it’s a perfect spot to grow Daffodils and Hostas together. In the fall, we’ll ship 100 bulbs of The Works Daffodils for the North and 20 bareroot plants of our Emerald Isle Hosta Collection. One collection covers about 55–60 sq ft.
The Works is a mixture of 30 top-quality varieties blended to provide the widest possible range of color, form, and bloom time. Among the assortment are colorful Trumpets, hardy Large-cups, ruffled Split-cups, as well as dainty and fragrant Tazettas and Cyclamineus varieties. Planted at the edge of a woodland or along a path, The Works is ideal for naturalizing. In smaller yards, the bulbs can be sprinkled throughout garden beds and planted alongside the mailbox and front door. They settle in quickly, bloom beautifully their first year, and then increase their numbers in the kind of sunny, well-drained site they like. This mix provides a permanent display that is immune to pests and the weather, and will never be touched by deer. Best of all, these large bulbs are easy to grow and require little maintenance. The Works is our best-selling Daffodil collection, with dozens of glowing reviews from customers who keep coming back for more.
The Emerald Isle Hosta collection offers 20 bareroot plants, five each of four varieties that collectively comprise the deep colors, smooth textures, and elegant traceries found in the best Hostas. In shade or partial shade, and practically any soil, these rugged plants will prosper formidably and create a summer oasis.