This chart can help you figure out how deep to plant respective bulbs

Sharon Cohoon  – August 30, 2004

PLANT

 

DEPTH

 

AVERAGE HEIGHT

 

SPACING

Acidanthera

 

3 inches

 

3 feet

 

3-6 inches apart

Calla (hybrids)

 

2 inches

 

1 1/2 feet

 

8-12 inches apart

Crocosmia

 

3 inches

 

3 feet

 

3 inches apart

Dahlia (small)

 

4 inches

 

2 feet

 

1-2 feet apart

Dahlia (large)

 

6 inches

 

5 feet

 

3-5 feet apart

Gladiolus (small)

 

3 inches

 

2 1/2 feet

 

4 inches apartt

Gladiolus (med. to large)

 

4 inches

 

4-5 feet

 

4-6 inches apart

Liatris

 

2 inches

 

3 feet

 

6 inches apart

Lily (small)

 

3 inches

 

3 feet

 

6 inches apart

Lily (med. to large)

 

6 inches

 

5 feet

 

1 foot apart

Tuberose

 

2 inches

 

3 feet

 

4-6 inches apart