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A Spectacular Spring Border Idea with Tulip 'Ballerina', Tulip 'Gavota' and Daffodils

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


Imagine your spring garden full of 'Ballerina', 'Gavota' tulips and fragrant Daffodils over a sea of white and pink Forget-Me-Nots. Lovely, isn't it? Such an explosion of color is easy to re-create at home. So get prepared for a dramatic show in your mid-late spring garden!

Most plants have won the prestigious Award of Garden Merit of the Royal Horticultural Society for their outstanding merits!

Garden Information

Hardiness 5 – 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 (Mid,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 , Patio and Containers
Garden Styles City and Courtyard , Informal and Cottage , Traditional Garden

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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 5 – 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 (Mid,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 , Patio and Containers
Garden Styles City and Courtyard , Informal and Cottage , Traditional Garden

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Great Plant Combination Ideas with Narcissus - Daffodils Great Plant Combination Ideas with Tulipa - Tulips


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Myosotis sylvatica (Wood Forget-Me-Not)
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