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Cool Blues Bulb Mix

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White tulip and blue muscari—cool combo.

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This combination is often found in the world's best botanical gardens. Now you can bring this special collection to your home garden. Easy to grow and returns year after years. Contains of 5 bulbs of tulip Calgary and 16 bulbs of Muscari armeniacum.
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Zone This refers to the USDA hardiness zone assigned to each part of the country, based on the minimum winter temperature that a region typically experiences. Hardiness zone ranges are provided for all perennial plants and you should always choose plants that fall within your range.

4-8

Sun The amount of sunlight this product needs daily in order to perform well in the garden. Full sun means 6 hours of direct sun per day; partial sun means 2-4 hours of direct sun per day; shade means little or no direct sun.

Full Sun

Height The typical height of this product at maturity.

8-10 inches

Spread The width of the plant at maturity.

2-6 inches

Bloom Season The time of the year when this product normally blooms.

Spring

Resistant To Adverse garden conditions, such as heat or frost, deer or rabbits, that this product can tolerate well.

Cold

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Sep 26, 2016

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Item 79009C cannot ship to: AA, AE, AK, AP, AS, CN, FM, GU, HI, MH, MP, PR, PW, VI
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Growing Tips

  • Tulips tend to decline through the years and many gardeners renew plantings annually. They will last longer when they are planted more deeply as long as the soil is well-drained.
  • Tulips make great cut flowers, but be careful, they grow once the cut flowers are in water. Add a penny to the water in your vase to help prevent them from growing taller.
p>How to Grow

  • Flower bulbs also require watering after blooming, while the foliage is ripening. Water weekly if conditions are dry.
  • In spring after flowering, do not cut the foliage off; the foliage is part of the perennial growth cycle. Allow it to die back naturally.

Growing Tips

  • Tulips tend to decline through the years and many gardeners renew plantings annually. They will last longer when they are planted more deeply as long as the soil is well-drained.
  • Tulips make great cut flowers, but be careful, they grow once the cut flowers are in water. Add a penny to the water in your vase to help prevent them from growing taller.
Zone
4-8
Sun
Full Sun
Height
8-10 inches
Spread
2-6 inches
Bloom Season
Spring
Resistant To
Cold
Ornamental Use
Beds, Borders, Container, Cut Flowers
Planting Time
Fall
Genus
Tulipa
Life Cycle
Perennial
Cool Blues Bulb Mix is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 1.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this collection! I adore this beautiful combination of the the small wax-like tulip and the bright blue Muscari. Had this at a former home and have searched long and hard to find it again! Am excited to have it in my garden once again. Highly recommend!
Date published: 2010-09-12
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