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A Fragrant Spring Border Idea with Double Early Tulips & Muscari

Spring Borders, Bulb Combinations, Perennial Combinations

Spring Borders, Bulb Combinations, Perennial Combinations, Tulip Foxtrot, Tulipa Foxtrot, Muscari Armeniacum, Pink Tulips, Grape Hyacinth

Get creative and cheer up your mid spring garden! Cobalt blue muscari and glowing apricot tulips make a bold impression together. Fairly easy to replicate, even for the beginner gardener!

 A planting idea that is ideal for beds and borders or containers. All plants are fragrant. They make excellent cut flowers and will look gorgeous in a vase too. Enjoy!

 

Garden Information

Hardiness 4 - 8
Heat Zones 1 - 8
Climate Zones 1, 1A, 1B, 2, 2A, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 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 (Mid)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Average
Soil Type Chalk, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Showy
Landscaping Ideas Patio And Containers, Beds And Borders

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Muscari (Grape Hyacinth) Tulipa (Tulip)
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Alternative Plants to Consider

Tulipa ‘Monte Orange’ (Double Early Tulip)
Tulipa ‘Montreux’ (Double Early Tulip)
Tulipa ‘Monte Carlo’ (Double Early Tulip)
Tulipa ‘Monsella’ (Double Early Tulip)

Learn About These Genera

Muscari (Grape Hyacinth)
Double Early Tulips
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 4 - 8
Heat Zones 1 - 8
Climate Zones 1, 1A, 1B, 2, 2A, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 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 (Mid)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Average
Soil Type Chalk, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Showy
Landscaping Ideas Patio And Containers, Beds And Borders
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Do I Need?
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Muscari (Grape Hyacinth) Tulipa (Tulip)
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