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Fragrant Spring-Blooming Bulbs

As we are becoming more and more sophisticated gardeners we no longer demand just colour from our flowers but also other attributes in order for a plant to occupy precious space in our gardens. In this regard the following are spring flowering bulbs that are not only colourful but also fragrant.A couple other items of note: the petals of all tulips are edible, wash off the pollen, remove the white heel and serve as you wish. They will either taste like peas or asparagus. Remember if you have allergies or have never eaten tulips before. Be careful. Never eat alone. Only taste a small amount. If it tastes bad Spit It Out! Make sure that these tulips have been grown without pesticides.
 Wildlife will not eat Allium, Anemone, Chionodoxa, Fritillaria, Hycinath, Muscari, Narcissus, and Scilla bulbs. Most Fritillaria have a skunky smell which when interplanted with other spring flowering bulbs help keep the wildlife away.
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Here are some of my favourites:
Hyacinth ‘Anna Marie’
Colour: pink
Fragrance: A sweet, fruity, refreshing, relaxing smell

Tulipa ‘Prinses Irene’
Triumph GroupColour: orange with a purple flameon outer petals
Fragrance: A fresh, fruity smell of honey sweetened with lemon

Tulipa ‘Angelique’
Double Late Group

 Tulip Angelique
Double-Flowering
Colour: pale and darkershades of pink
Fragrance: A delicate rose scent

Tulipa ‘ApricotBeauty’

Single Early Group

Tulip Apricot Beauty
Colour: salmon rose tinged with red
Fragrance: A honeyed, sweet, fruity smell with a touch of sharpness
Narcissus ‘Geranium’
Colour: white with a golden-orange cup
Fragrance: A romantic, feminine and sultry scent

Narcissus ‘Thalia’
Colour: white
Fragrance: A fresh, green, ‘wet’smell

Narcissus ‘Bridal Crown’
Double-flowering
Colour: white to pale yellow
Fragrance: An exotic, voluptuous, lilac-like smell

Narcissus ‘Carlton’
Colour: yellow
Fragrance: Fresh, green with a touch of jasmine

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