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A Cheerful Spring Duo: Tulip Mona Lisa & Wallflowers

Spring Combination Ideas, Bulb Combinations, Plant Combinations, Flowerbeds Ideas, Spring Borders


Tulips are popular for growing with biennials to create attractive shape and color contrasts in spring. Two traditional partners are Wallflowers (Erysimum) and Forget Me Nots (Myosotis) which contribute to easily create superb combinations.
In this glowing mix, Tulip 'Mona Lisa' stands proudly above an underplanting of vibrant wallflowers in a magnificent display.

Garden Information

Hardiness 6 – 8
Heat Zones 3 – 8
Climate Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Loam, Sand
Soil Ph Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Showy
Landscaping Ideas Beds and Borders , Patio and Containers
Garden Styles City and Courtyard , Informal and Cottage

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While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.

Garden Information

Hardiness 6 – 8
Heat Zones 3 – 8
Climate Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Loam, Sand
Soil Ph Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Showy
Landscaping Ideas Beds and Borders , Patio and Containers
Garden Styles City and Courtyard , Informal and Cottage

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