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A Spectacular Spring Border Idea with 2 Fabulous Tulips and Wallflowers

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


Create spectacular spring borders like this one. Simply combine the striking blossoms of Tulip 'Ballerina' and Tulip 'Doll's Minuet with brightly colored Wallflowers and purple Honesty (Lunaria annua) for a magnificent display in late spring. Enjoy!

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, Plant of Merit, Showy
Landscaping Ideas Beds and Borders
Garden Styles Informal and Cottage , Traditional Garden

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Photo Credit: GAP Photos/Jonathan Buckley - Design: Sarah Raven

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, Plant of Merit, Showy
Landscaping Ideas Beds and Borders
Garden Styles Informal and Cottage , Traditional Garden

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Great Plant Combination Ideas with Erysimum - Wallflowers Great Plant Combination Ideas with Tulipa - Tulips


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Lunaria annua (Honesty)
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