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A Fragrant Spring Border with Tulip 'Heart's Delight', Muscari Latifolium, Hyacinths 'Woodstock' & 'Splendid Cornelia'

Spring Borders, Bulb Combinations, Perennial Combinations


Here is a fragrant and lovely way to celebrate the return of spring! Create an outstanding combination and simply mix the low growing Waterlily Tulip 'Heart's Delight, noted for its brightly contrasting colors and large flower shape, with the fabulously fragrant blossoms of purple Hyacinth 'Woodstock' and lilac Hyacinth 'Splendid Cornelia'. Sprinkle bulbs of Broad-leaved Grape Hyacinth to enrich the color scheme of this border and further complement its fragrance! 

A planting idea that is ideal for beds and borders, rock gardens or containers. Enjoy!

Garden Information

Hardiness 4 – 8
Heat Zones 1 – 8
Climate Zones 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Early,Mid)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Loam, Sand
Soil Ph Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Plant of Merit, Showy
Landscaping Ideas Beds and Borders , Patio and Containers
Garden Styles City and Courtyard , Gravel and Rock Garden , 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 4 – 8
Heat Zones 1 – 8
Climate Zones 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Early,Mid)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Loam, Sand
Soil Ph Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Plant of Merit, Showy
Landscaping Ideas Beds and Borders , Patio and Containers
Garden Styles City and Courtyard , Gravel and Rock Garden , Informal and Cottage

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Great Plant Combination Ideas with Hyacinthus - Hyacinths Great Plant Combination Ideas with Muscari - Grape Hyacinths Great Plant Combination Ideas with Tulipa - Tulips


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Hyacinthus orientalis 'Splendid Cornelia' (Dutch Hyacinth)
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