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Tulip Columbus

Tulipa, Double Early

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Plant Code: BTUCO

Rich deeper pink, the double flowers with each petal tipped in silvery cream will shimmer in the sunlight. Jam-packed with petals, Tulip Columbus attracts attention even from a distance. Sturdy straight stems display each regal blossom in all its glory. 8 bulbs per bag. Bulb size 12+ cm.

Details

Type: Bulbs
Height: Short 14-16"
Spacing: Plant 6" apart
Bloom Time: Early Spring to Mid-Spring
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Half Sun / Half Shade
Zones: 3-7   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal
Flower: Pink

Features to Note

  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Fragrant
  • OK in Containers

Tulip General Information

Double early tulips have very strong, sturdy stems with long lasting blooms. Each bloom is packed with petals, giving them a peony like appearance.

Tulip Plant Care

Plant in well drained soil at least 6" deep and 6" apart. Foliage should not be removed until withered as energy is being stored for the next growing season. Stems can be cut back to maintain appearances if desired. Interested in forcing bulbs? Visit our Useful Links page.