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Shirley Single Late Tulip

10 "Shirley Single Late Tulip" per package
Price: $8.95
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It doesn't get more festive than this. Sharp contrast and bright vivid colors of whte with purple brushed on petals make this a garden must have. Try combining them with solid purple and create great effect! Single late or Mayflowering tulips are some of the tallest tulips and oval egg shaped flowers are the last to bloom. They are good cut flowers, and for beds and borders.

Height: 18-20" Bloom Time: Late Spring Minimum for Effect: 20

Climate Zone   3-8  
4-6"
6-8"
Full Sun
Very much so
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Hardiness Zone - Item is a perennial here   3-8
Bulb Size   12/+ cm
Planting Time fall Legenda
Planting Time Late Blooming Tulips Year 1923 Raiser Bik, Jac. Tol
Special Features
 

Combines very well with other tulips, bulbs and perennials. Colorful and cheerful.

Features of Species or Group:

  The triumph tulips now include the mendel tulips as well. The mendel tulips are named after Mendel, the monk who created the foundation for the study of genetics. Mendel tulips were produced by E. Krelage who crossed the single early Duc van Tol tulips with darwins. Outside, they bloom somewhat later than the early tulips. Mendel tulips are slender plants with stems which are often too thin. It reaches a height of 16in (40cm) and has mid-sized, slim flowers in hues of red, yellow, pink and white. It is a good flower for cutting and is very suitable for the garden. Triumph tulips are currently the most important group of tulips. They bloom somewhat later than the darwins and usualy have both larger flowers and leaves. They are sturdy plants which can attain a height of up to a half metre. They have mid-sized, robust flowers which come in a wide assortment of colours, often with a differently-coloured edge. They are pretty for the garden and for forcing.

Features of Genus:

  There are over 100 species of tulips and many hundreds of hybrids. Most modern garden tulips are the result of extensive breeding programmes that began in the late sixteenth century in Europe and are continuing to this day. Tulips were all the rage at that time as more and more species were introduced to Europe from Turkey, Iran and central Asia. Tulip species range in height from 15-60cm (6-24in) but the greatest number of hybrids are probably in the range of 30-40cm (12- 16in). Tulips look their best in mass plantings of one colour but they can, of course, be mixed. They make very good container plants and are delightful cut flowers. Some of the most charming are the dwarf types which do particularly well in rock gardens and are also suitable for containers. Like daffodils, tulips are split into a number of divisions according to their flower form and time of flowering.

How to Plant Late Blooming Tulips?

 

To plant Late Blooming Tulips the bulbs should be planted with the nose of the bulb upward (or the roots facing downwards) and the Shirley Single Late Tulip should be planted roughly 6-8" deep and 4-6" apart from one another.

Note: For some bulbs you may not be able to tell which way is up or down, in these cases just plant them on their side and they will adjust on their own.

When to Plant Shirley Single Late Tulip?

  Late Blooming Tulips are normally planted fall, and most Shirley Single Late Tulip will begin to flower sometime in Late Spring.
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Shipping Schedule: (Spring 2014)

We will begin shipping most spring-planted bulbs beginning in Mid-March, and will ship based on the best time to plant in your zone. The shipping schedule for those orders is listed below. If you need your bulbs shipped earlier or later than the date listed, please contact Customer Service at 1-866-688-9547 at least 5 business days advance of that date.* Packages will ship UPS Ground, FedEx Ground or USPS Priority Mail (3-5 business days). If you need 1-day or 2-day air delivery, please contact us for a price quote based on your order and location.

**We cannot guarantee the shipment of spring bulbs before March 17, 2014, in exception to Begonias and Caladiums.

 

 

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Begonia Only Orders Shipping Begins Late February /Early March
 
Zones 8-11 Shipping Begins March 17
Zones 6-7 Shipping Begins Early April
Zones 3-5 Shipping Begins Mid-April
 
   
 

Shipping Schedule: (Fall 2014)

We will begin shipping most fall-planted bulbs beginning in Mid-September, and will ship beginning with the pre-orders which were placed first. The shipping schedule for those orders is listed below. If you need your bulbs shipped earlier or later than the date listed, please contact Customer Service at 1-866-688-9547 at least 5 business days advance of that date.* Packages will ship UPS Ground, FedEx Ground or USPS Priority Mail (3-5 business days). If you need 1-day or 2-day air delivery, please contact us for a price quote based on your order and location.


**We cannot guarantee delivery of fall planted bulbs before September 15, 2014, other than Bearded Iris-Only orders which will ship in August.**

 
 

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Bearded Iris-Only Orders Shipping Begings in August
Fall Planted Bulbs Shipping Begins Mid-September



 
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