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Tulip, ‘Candy Prince’

Tulip, ‘Candy Prince’ is a very pretty sight in the garden, with its lovely soft lilac flowers and complementary silver-green foliage. ‘Candy Prince’ is fragrant and makes a wonderful color companion for other Tulips in shades of pink, purple or yellow. This luscious Tulip is most effective planted in beds, borders or low walls where you can see a whole group of blossoms. It has a fine, sweet scent. Its moderate height makes it a good choice for forcing indoors, and it makes a dramatic show when planted in large numbers in early spring beds. More wind resistant than later long-stemmed varieties. You’re sure to enjoy this outstanding tulip!

Single Early Tulips: As their name suggests, these tulips bloom early in the season. In addition to their early appearance, they have several other attractive qualities. Single Early Tulips are known for having very strong stems. This means that they will stand up extremely well to wind and rain. Single early tulips also have sturdy flowers with a very distinct shape. They are constructed of six petals that are usually pointed at the tip. These tulips are very suited to flower containers, they are excellent for rock gardens, beds, and borders. They are available in many different colors, both jewel tones, and pastels. Many cultivars are good for indoor forcing. Some varieties of Single Early Tulips have a fragrance.


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Plant Details +

Height 16-18"
Spacing 5"
Hardiness Zones 3-8
Exposure Full Sun-Partial Shade
Foliage Green
Flower Soft Lilac
Bloomtime April

General Information +

General Characteristics: Tulips are grown from a bulb. Tulips look great in mass plantings, borders, flower beds, and fresh cut flowers. They make good container plants and are delightful cut flowers.

Planting/Care Instructions +

Planting Instructions: The product should be planted immediately after received in the fall. In extremely warm climates, plant when the ground cools. You may plant earlier or later as long as the ground is not too warm or frozen. 1. Dig a hole 3-4 inches deep or two times the height of the bulb. 2. Set the bulbs firmly in place, with the pointed ends facing upward. 3. Cover the bulbs with soil and water thoroughly. Grow in sun in informal groupings of 5 or more bulbs. Plant bulbs in fall 3-4 inches deep or about two times the height of the bulb and 5" apart in well-drained soil with plenty of humus. Remove old flowers leaving as much stem and foliage as possible until they die down. Plant bulbs in containers with soil and cool at 40° for 15 weeks. Follow these easy to grow tips.