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Bulbs generally refer to bulbous plants often referred to as
ornamental bulbs or just bulbs in gardening and horticulture, are herbaceous perennials grown for ornamental purposes, which have underground or near ground storage organs. Botanists distinguish between true bulbs, corms, rhizomes, tubers and tuberous roots, any of which may be termed "bulbs" in horticulture. Bulb species usually lose their upper parts during adverse conditions such as summer drought and heat or winter cold. The bulb's storage organs contain moisture and nutrients that are used to survive these adverse conditions in a dormant state. When conditions become favorable the reserves sustain a new growth cycle. In addition, bulbs permit vegetative or asexual multiplication in these species. We offer several different kinds of bulbs all noted for their uniqueness.