Plant these hardy bulbs in fall for brilliant, effortless spring color

Heather Arndt Anderson  – August 3, 2010 | Updated September 18, 2019

For the most vibrant springtime garden, you’ll need to plan ahead a little with fall bulbs. Here’s a list of some of our favorite flowers that come from fall-planted bulbs — and we have a few basic tips for planting and caring for fall bulbs, too.