2nd Annual Fall Bulb & Peony Benefit

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2nd Annual Fall Bulb & Peony Benefit

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October 4, 2021 @ 10:00 am 6:00 pm

The Yampa River Botanic Park is hosting its 2nd Annual Bulb & Peony Benefit October 4 – 5 on the Trillium House patio.  The Benefit will feature a hand-picked selection of unique and remarkable bulbs that thrive in the Yampa River Valley and were chosen for their form, color, fragrance, and hardiness.  Varieties of daffodils, tulips, Allium, Fritillaria, fall blooming Crocus (Colchicum), peonies, garlic, and more promises to knock your socks off.  Also available will be bulbs for forcing including paperwhites, hyacinths, and Amaryllis.   A special collection will be featured for Bees & Butterflies – 50 yellow flowering bulbs providing 6 months of pollinator nutrition.

Routt County Master Gardeners and Botanic Park staff will be on hand to answer questions and offer suggestions for successful planting.  Also keep an eye on our calendar of events for upcoming garden demonstrations in September on bulb planting, growing garlic, and more!  

Members Only Hours are October 4 from 10 am – 2 pm. The public is welcome to shop October 4 from 2 – 6 pm and October 5 from 10 am to 2 pm. Mark your calendars because the benefit sold out last year! If you’re NOT a member of the Botanic Park and would like to shop on October 4, click on the “Join” button above and become a member today!

Here’s a sneak peak at some of the bulbs available during the benefit:

Tulips‘Ice Wonder’‘Dreamtouch’‘Black Parrot’‘Negrita Parrot’‘Marilyn’humilis ‘Persian Pearl’‘China Town’‘Showwinner’
Daffodils‘Replete’‘Tahiti’‘Minnow’‘Rip van Winkle’Tarda dasystemonBulbocodium ‘Artic Bells’Paperwhites
Alliumscaeruleum ‘Graceful’schubertiisphaerocephalon
Crocuses‘Barr’s Purple ‘chrysanthus‘Orange Monarch’‘Romance’
Irisreticulata ‘Harmony’‘White Excelsior’
Martagon Lilies‘Sunny Morning’
Muscarilatifolium‘Pink Sunrise’aucheri ‘White Magic’
Hyacinth‘Gypsy Queen’‘Woodstock’
AmaryllisAmaryllis Golden Box Collection
Peonies‘Sarah Bernhardt’‘Mons. Jules Elie’‘Festiva Maxima’‘Felix Supreme’
Specialty BulbsFritillaria meleagris Fritillaria imperialis ‘Lutea Maxima’ Fritillaria imperialis ‘Rubra Maxima’Camassia ‘Blue Melody’Camassia esculentaChionodoxa forbesiiGalanthus elwesii
Fall Blooming CrocusColchicum ‘Waterlily’Colchicum ‘The Giant’Crocus sativus
Garlic‘California Giant’