Garden shops feature bulbs to brighten spring

Calla lilies originally from South Africa are grown in cool subtropical and warm temperate climates. In Hawaii they do best at higher elevations like the wet side of Waimea and Volcano. (Photo courtesy of Voltaire Moise)

Garden magazines and garden supply stores are now featuring bulb advertisements and displays. Gladiolus, cannas, gloxinias, tuberous begonias, callas, amaryllis, and caladiums are just a few of the many types available.