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Shipping & delivery

Spring bulb pre-ordering has started, and our shipping begins in the 3rd week of March. Your order will be processed and shipped during this period to ensure timely delivery for your gardening needs.



Fall bulb pre-ordering starts June 1st and we start shipping the orders in the second week of October.

Spring bulb pre-ordering starts January 1st and we start shipping the orders in the last week of March. 

Shipping timing

We typically process and ship orders within 2-4 business days. Please note that during peak periods such as holidays, processing times may be slightly longer. If there are any delays or issues with your order, we will notify you as soon as possible. 

Shipping rates

We offer competitive rates and strive to keep our shipping fees as low as possible. These shipping costs are based on weight. The more bulbs you add to your shopping cart, the heavier the order usually becomes. Therefore the shipping costs increase with the weight.

Rate name Condition Transit time Price
Standard $0.00–$19.99 3 to 5 business days $8.00 USD
Standard $20.00–$29.99 3 to 5 business days $9.00 USD
Standard $30.00–$49.99 3 to 5 business days $10.00 USD
Standard $50.00–$59.99 3 to 5 business days $11.00 USD
Standard $60.00–$99.99 3 to 5 business days $12.00 USD
Standard $100 and up 3 to 5 business days Free


Shipping methods

At Dutch Flower Bulbs, we use UPS as our primary shipping carriers to ensure that your orders are delivered safely and on time. You can track your package and receive real-time updates on its status through the UPS and FedEx tracking systems, giving you peace of mind that your order is on its way.

Where we ship

To protect the quality of our flower bulbs, we are unable to support international shipping at this time. We do only ship to addresses if they are within the 48 contiguous states of the USA. If you are unsure whether we ship to your country, please contact us and we will be happy to assist you.

Transit time

Standard ground shipping within the United States typically takes 3-5 business days. Please note that transit times do not include processing time.

Order tracking

Once your order has been shipped, we will send you a shipping confirmation email with a tracking number. You can use this tracking number to track your order online and receive real-time updates on its status.

Shipping schedule


Orders placed before October 1: expect your order in October

Orders placed after October 1: see ‘shipping time’ and ‘transit time’.



Orders placed before March 1: expect your order in March.

Orders placed after March 1: see ‘shipping time’ and ‘transit time’.

We understand the importance of shipping flower bulbs at the appropriate planting time to ensure the best possible growth and bloom. Therefore, we are currently working on a shipping schedule that will outline when flower bulbs will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country. This schedule will be available soon and will be updated annually to reflect the changing seasons and planting times. We want to make sure that you receive your bulbs at the right time to maximize their potential and beauty, so stay tuned for more information on our updated shipping schedule.

If you have any questions or concerns about our shipping policies, please do not hesitate to contact us. We are always happy to help!

Sales tax

The sales tax in the USA varies from state to state, and even from city to city within each state. It's important to note that sales tax is typically not included in the listed price of an item and is instead added at the point of purchase.

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