Pot your bulb with these simple steps, and you'll have a gorgeous bloom in just a few weeks.
Photo: Van Chaplin
Start with a pot a little larger than the width of your bulb. (Or cluster several bulbs close together in a larger container.) You want a tight fit. Use a porous, sterile potting mix that’s rich in organic matter. Soak each bulb in lukewarm water for a half hour before planting.