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A Spectacular Spring Border Idea with Tulips, Daffodils & Bleeding Hearts!

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


Over delicate clouds of pink Bleeding Heart (Dicentra spectabilis) and elegantly dancing like ballerinas, are 3 romantic tulip cultivars interplanted with a beautiful daffodil variety, creating a fascinating display in the late spring garden. Extremely easy to re-create and low maintenance, you have to try it!

All plants included in this cheerful planting combination have received the prestigious Award of Garden Merit of the Royal Horticultural Society for their outstanding merits. Enjoy!

Garden Information

Hardiness 5 – 8
Heat Zones 1 – 8
Climate Zones 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 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
Soil Ph Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Plant of Merit, Showy
Landscaping Ideas Beds and Borders
Garden Styles City and Courtyard , Informal and Cottage , Traditional Garden

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Great Plant Combination Ideas with Dicentra - Bleeding Hearts Great Plant Combination Ideas with Narcissus - Daffodils 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 5 – 8
Heat Zones 1 – 8
Climate Zones 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 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
Soil Ph Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Plant of Merit, Showy
Landscaping Ideas Beds and Borders
Garden Styles City and Courtyard , Informal and Cottage , Traditional Garden

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Great Plant Combination Ideas with Dicentra - Bleeding Hearts Great Plant Combination Ideas with Narcissus - Daffodils Great Plant Combination Ideas with Tulipa - Tulips


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