First bulbs planted in the Keukenhof

On Thursday, October 3, employees of Keukenhof planted the first bulbs of a flower mosaic. With this flower mosaic, a start has been made with planting seven million flower bulbs in Keukenhof.

In 2020, Keukenhof has the theme 'A World of Colors'. More than a million people from all countries and cultures meet each other in the Keukenhof to enjoy the beautiful Dutch flowers.

"In 2020, Keukenhof has a beautiful decor again. The mosaic has been planted in two layers for longer flowering in spring. 50,000 flower bulbs have been used: tulip, muscari, and crocus."

By planting the mosaic, the accent is put on the fall planting in the Keukenhof. In the coming months, around seven million flower bulbs will be planted.

Flower bulbs must be planted now
Dozens of growers who have specialized in growing exotic types of bulb crops present themselves on the Bloembollenmarkt in Keukenhof. Anyone who wants to plant bulbs in their own garden can go to the Keukenhof Bloembollenmarkt for unique bulb crops. A large assortment of flower bulbs, including many exclusive varieties, is being offered by growers. Visitors receive first-hand information about planting and taking care of the various types of bulbs. The Keukenhof gardeners give plant demonstrations.

In 2020, Keukenhof is opened from March 21 to May 10.

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