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A Lovely Spring Border Idea with a Few Amazing Tulips and Bistort

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


Create attractive spring borders like this one. Easy to replicate, this spectacular bulb combination will provide an elegant and graceful display to cheer you up and impress your neighbors in late spring!

Most plants are recipient of the prestigious Award of Garden Merit of the Royal Horticultural Society. Enjoy!

Garden Information

Hardiness 3 – 7
Heat Zones 1 – 8
Climate Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 2A, 2B, 3A, 3B
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Loam
Soil Ph Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Plant of Merit, Showy
Attracts Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Landscaping Ideas Beds and Borders
Garden Styles Informal and Cottage , Traditional Garden

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Great Plant Combination Ideas with Persicaria - Fleeceflowers Great Plant Combination Ideas with Tulipa - Tulips


Photo Credit: GAP Photos/Elke Borkowski

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 3 – 7
Heat Zones 1 – 8
Climate Zones 2A, 2B, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 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 Loam
Soil Ph Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Plant of Merit, Showy
Attracts Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Landscaping Ideas Beds and Borders
Garden Styles Informal and Cottage , Traditional Garden

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Great Plant Combination Ideas with Persicaria - Fleeceflowers Great Plant Combination Ideas with Tulipa - Tulips


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