Basic garden bulb info

The term “bulb” can often be used to refer to a number of plants that are not actually bulbs. Sure, related species share some common characteristics, but there are important distinctions between what are actually bulbs and those that are mistakenly commonly called them.

This article helpfully clears up the confusion, detailing the unique characteristics of bulbs, and how they use the bulb as an underground storage system for parts of their life cycle, as well as showing how they differ from similar types of plants such as tuberous roots, tubers, rhizomes and corms. Get all your bulb info needs here.