The Great Plant Escape
Mysterious Parts That Surprise!


What Is a Bulb?

A bulb is next year's plant neatly packaged and surrounded by scale leaves, immature leaves, flower stems, and sometimes even flower buds. The whole bulb is neatly wrapped in a papery brown tunic.

Diagram of the Parts of a Bulb

Write down what you think are bulbs. Then click here to check your list with the bulbs Sprout discovered!

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