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Fringed Tulips Profile:

  • Bloomtime: Mid Spring
  • Height: 14 – 20″
  • Petal Shape/Habit: Somewhat smaller than typical, frayed edges
  • Planting Depth: 6 – 8” below soil surface
  • Planting Spacing: 4 – 6” or in bouquets of 5 – 7 bulbs each
  • Light Requirements: Full Sun for best blooms
  • Hardy in Zones: 3 – 8

The first of the novelty tulips are known best for their fun colors and uniquely frayed petal edges. The Fringed Tulips are gaining in popularity not only for the interesting forms of their blooms but also for the long-lasting nature of them.

 

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Parrot Tulips Profile:

  • Bloomtime: Late Spring
  • Height: 18 – 22″
  • Petal Shape/Habit: Curled, somewhat twisted edges
  • Planting Depth: 6 – 8” below soil surface
  • Planting Spacing: 4 – 6” or in bouquets of 5 – 7 bulbs each
  • Light Requirements: Full Sun for best blooms
  • Hardy in Zones: 3 – 8

Dramatic in both shape and coloring, the blooms of the Parrot Tulip are unmatched in the garden. These tulips make the best impact when planted in small groupings among other solid-colored, traditional tulips so that the characteristics of the Parrots can be noticed.

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Green Tulips Profile:

  • Bloomtime: Late Spring
  • Height: 12 – 18″
  • Petal Shape/Habit: Large, somewhat flared
  • Planting Depth: 6 – 8” below soil surface
  • Planting Spacing: 4 – 6” or in bouquets of 5 – 7 bulbs each
  • Light Requirements: Full Sun for best blooms
  • Hardy in Zones: 3 – 8

Also known as Viridiflora Tulips, Green Tulips are recognized by the varying hues of green which appear on the petals of each of the varieties.  The sturdy stems make them wonderful for cut flower arrangements and really pop among plants grown for primarily for their green foliage. These also have an exceptionally long bloom time!

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