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A Lovely Spring Border Idea with a Few Fabulous Tulips and Forget-me-Nots

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


This lovely combination of purple, pink and white creates a cheerful scenery even on a cool day in the spring. Enough to impress your neighbors in late spring! Easy to replicate and low care, this bulb combination includes 3 highly popular tulips underplanted with a carpet of Forget-Me-Nots (Myosotis). The long stemmed tulips will gradually emerge from a sea of airy, white blooms as they blossom and will then be tenderly engulfed as they wither.

A planting idea that is ideal for beds and borders, edging or containers. All tulips make excellent cut flowers and look fabulous in a vase too. Enjoy!

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Hardiness 3 – 8
Heat Zones 1 – 8
Climate Zones 1, 2, 3, 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 Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Plant of Merit, Showy
Landscaping Ideas Beds and Borders , Edging , Patio and Containers
Garden Styles City and Courtyard , Informal and Cottage

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Great Plant Combination Ideas with Myosotis - Forget-me-Nots Great Plant Combination Ideas with Tulipa - Tulips


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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 3 – 8
Heat Zones 1 – 8
Climate Zones 1, 2, 3, 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 Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Plant of Merit, Showy
Landscaping Ideas Beds and Borders , Edging , Patio and Containers
Garden Styles City and Courtyard , Informal and Cottage

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Great Plant Combination Ideas with Myosotis - Forget-me-Nots Great Plant Combination Ideas with Tulipa - Tulips


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