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Tulip, ‘Shirley/Demeter’ Mix

This Tulip ‘Shirley/Demeter’ Mix is an outstanding combo in the spring garden! Breathtakingly beautiful and exotic, Tulip, ‘Demeter’ is a great addition to your landscape. Antique tulip ‘Demeter’ bears solitary, vibrant, rosy plum-purple blooms. This magical flower is delightful with the ‘Shirley’ tulip. You’ll fall in love with ‘Shirley’ tulip! This is a unique and elegant variety. The petals are pure ivory at the base and flecked with purple at the top, as if they were slightly dipped in a bit of purple paint. ‘Shirley’ become more colorful as the bloom matures. Pairing these two tulips offers a pleasing contrast to make their colors pop! These are a superb cut flowers. A beautiful addition to your spring garden.

Triumph Tulips: are developed through hybridization, consist of a large class of cultivars, offering a wide range of colors and heights. They come in every possible shade of color possible for tulips, including some wonderful pastels. Triumph Tulips have lasting petals with long sturdy stems making them excellent cut flowers. They are particularly esteemed for their beautiful, traditional “tulip” flower shape. They are a showy group with strong stems and are excellent choices for beds or borders. Triumph tulips also are particularly suited for indoor forcing. Tulips look best in mass plantings. They make good container plants and are delightful cut flowers.

Availability

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Plant Details +

Bulb Type Bulb
Height 18-22"
Spacing 5"
Hardiness Zones 3-8
Exposure Full Sun-Partial Shade
Foliage Green
Flower Plum-Purple & Ivory Flecked with Purple at the Top
Bloomtime Mid Spring

General Information +

Planting/Care Instructions +

Easy to Grow: 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.

Planting Instructions: Grow in sun in informal groupings of 5 or more bulbs. Plant bulbs in fall 3-4 inches deep or 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.

When to Plant Outdoors: 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.