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Sprouting bulbs isn't a problem dahlia. A bulb will do what it needs to do.
They need planting if you haven't already, in pots or the garden. They're OK outside and don't need dark.
Cyclamen hederifolium are flowering now in the garden. They need planting. A dry corm will be dead by next year. These are hardy perennials and can be left out all year.
If you catch the shooting bulbs early enough then you can bury them deeper. If they are above 1 inch then I would leave them as is, perhaps mulch them with bark if we get seriously cold winter weather.
Planting in pots has issues as when you transpant them you will damage the emerging roots and pots will be warmer than the ground, so will spur on growth. I would leave them in packets for 2 weeks as by then it will be colder.
Those bulbs will flower when they are ready to....prob at the usual time of year.
I've potted lots of mine as the beds where they're going eventually aren't ready. Some of the crocus are sprouting but it's not an issue. As mentioned already, you don't need them in the dark, just keep them sheltered somewhere till you're ready to put them in the place you eventually want them.
I have asimilar experience with some daffs, muscari, oxalis and anomone de caen all ahving spouted. I was a little concerned on some but this has reassured me.
Just noticed yesterday that the alliums I put in with pots of Verbena bonariensis recently are all sprouting!