What Is a Bulb ?
What's a bulb?
A flower bulb is really an underground storehouse and flower factory. There are many different types of bulbs, some being 'true' bulbs like those of tulips or hyacinths.
Crocuses and gladioli, for example, are corms. They are generally flatter in shape than round, true bulbs.
Dahlias and begonias are tubers
Finally, there are
As opposed to bulbs and corns, tubers and roots have no protective tunic.
While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.