Their blooms come to life after other tulips have begun to fade. What a beautiful way to extend your bloom season! Look at the colors! Single Late Tulips have some of the biggest blooms and brightest colors available.
Use it for a pleasing mass planting or as a cheerful cut flower to celebrate the end of winter. Among the tallest of the yellow tulip varieties, Tulip Big Smile with its large, sunny yellow blooms is a reliable late-flowering tulip Among the tallest of...
A four-time award-winner, the fragrant Christmas Dream has a light carmine-rose interior with a white base while the outside is a glowing fuchsia-red. This single early Tulip is long lasting and will perform best in a sunny location in well-drained, fertile...
Plant in large groups for a truly full looking field of tulips. These begin lemon yellow, then pink begins to flush the outer edges of the petals. With several stems that branch out to multiple flowers each bulb produces a color changing bouquet.
The colorful show is even more spectacular when this Triumph tulip opens up and reveals its gorgeous yellow eye and contrasting black anthers. Jimmy is one of the brightest and most beautiful tulips around, with fluorescent-pink blooms that take on a...
With a creamy white base they appear to be illuminated from below. Fringed Tulip Purple Crystal has purple-hued petals that are fringed on the edges. Sturdy and long lasting these make terrific cut flowers.
They look fabulous planted with other varieties or alone in borders, or if space is limited in pots on the patio. Tulip Purple Pride produces large beautiful purple/lilac blooms on the top of their strong 24 inch stems.
And voila! Darwin Hybrid Tulips were born, with the best qualities of both groups. About Darwin Hybrid Tulips: Early in the 20th Century, a talented Dutch hybridizer named Lefeber worked long and hard with a wild tulip called 'Tulipa fosteriana' from...
Multiplies / Naturalizes: Yes
Advantages: Easy to Grow, Cut Flowers, Containers, Multiplies / Naturalizes
Tall, strong and reliable, Queen of the Night partners well with light pinks, bold oranges and creamy whites. For dark drama in the garden, you can't beat this almost-black tulip, with blooms in shades of deep velvety purple.
The large brilliant color of ‘Orange Emperor' stands out from a distance making a spectacular display in the garden. Tulip Orange Emperor blooms a bit later than some of the other Emperor Tulips, this award-winning tulip is brilliant carrot-orange with...
Getting its name from large, Peony-like blooms, this gorgeous double Tulip adds dramatic color to the late spring garden with deep purple blooms. Double Late Tulips bloom in the late spring season and are very long lasting; they even often bloom well...
This beauty varies in color intensity in different levels of sunlight and at different points during its blooming period. Tulip Apricot Beauty is one of the most popular tulips of all time, this lightly scented old-time favorite is soft salmon-rose with...
Your amaryllis will grow quickly and produce its spectacular huge flowers. There can be rain, cold and snow outside, but all you do is plant the bulb in a pot, water this "magic lily", and watch it zoom into growth.
Black Parrot's large, unique blooms make it an eye-catcher both in the garden and cut for bouquets. Parrot Tulips have petals that are waved, twisted, curled or feathered. This show-stopping Parrot Tulip boasts frilled, deep-purple (almost black) blooms.
Bulb Size: 12 cm
Advantages: Easy to Grow, Cut Flowers, Containers
Soil Moisture: Average, Well Draining
Bulb Spacing: 9 bulbs per sq. ft.
Poisonous or Toxic to Animals: Yes - Bulbs, blooms, leaves, and stems all contain toxic compounds, which are most concentrated in the bulb.
Sweet fragrance. You'll love this daffodil. Over 600 acres have been protected, and they are a sea of Poet's Daffodils in spring. Today we know that the whole family of daffodils ended up being called 'narcissus', but the 'poeticus' in the name of this...
The seductive, wine-colored blooms of 'Hollyhill Spider Woman' Dahlia add a touch of exotic to the border. This is one of the most unique dahlias we've seen. This cactus-type dahlia has slender, sinewy petals that twist and curl, lending a fringed effect...
This tall plant is a must have with its large clusters of blooms that will create a unique background or focal point in your garden. (Fritillaria raddeana) Fritillaria Early Fantasy has soft peach hued flowers that look like bells topped with a crown...
✓ Half Sun / Half Shade
✓ Squirrel Resistant
✓ Bee Friendly
Soil Type: Loamy Soil
Light Requirements: Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
If you haven't grown callas, you may be surprised that these bulbs create a sizable plant. Growing Callas: Ever since Katherine Hepburn whispered, "The Calla Lilies are in bloom again," in one of her old films (Stage Door, 1937), American gardeners have...
Scarlet begonias red tone is beautiful and will provide stunning color in the shadiest locations. Double Scarlet Begonias are a striking sight, with huge, full flowers that bloom in a brilliant scarlet red.
Half Sun / Half Shade: Yes
Bloom Time: Summer
Foliage: Glossy green foliage with serrated edges.
Common Name: Double Scarlet Begonia
Additional Information: Perennial in zones 8-10. Annual in zones 3-7.
(The word, Allium, means 'onion' in Latin.) Many Allium species are native to Iran, where many tulips also originate, and the edible Alliums have been cultivated and a staple of diets for over 10,000 years.
Zantedeschia aethiopica prefers moist soil and can even thrive when sited along stream banks and water features. Grown as an annual in colder zones but hardy in zones 8-10. Their fluted blooms and refined foliage make them a favorite for floral arrangements,...
They are excellent cut flowers as they have a long vase life. The Triumph Tulip is the most important and largest group of Tulips. Purple Passion Mix includes purples ranging from dark to light and even bi-colors.
The one thing to remember is that you won't be able to mow that area until the tops die down. In a new or established wildflower meadow, the wildflower plants grow up around the daffodils hiding the fading foliage, so there's no work to do.