Too early to start planning? Nah.
Daffodils, also called narcissus, are some of the most dependable bulbs with varieties that bloom from early to late spring. Squirrels and other rodents leave them alone due to poisonous crystals in the leaves and bulbs. Although you may think of them only as yellow trumpet-shaped flowers, they also come in pure white, pale pinks, and varieties with double or ruffled petals.
USDA Hardiness Zones: 3 to 9
Varieties to try: Tete a Tete, Apricot Whirl