How to Plant Tulip Bulbs. Tulips are a gorgeous spring flower that come in a rainbow of colors and a myriad of shapes. This wikiHow will show you how to plant tulip bulbs. Prepare to plant the bulbs in the fall.
Bulb planting depths vary depending on their size and species; but as a rule of thumb, most bulbs can be planted at a depth of approximately 3 times their own height. This explains some of my frustrations!