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A Terrific Spring Border Idea with Elegant Tulips and Siberian Bugloss

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


This terrific spring border has been realized with 3 fabulous and acclaimed flowering bulbs. They are underplanted with a low-growing ground cover, Siberian Bugloss (Brunnera macrophylla), that blossoms simultaneously, creating an airy blue sea from which these elegant tulips seem to emerge in mid to late spring.

A planting idea that is ideal for beds and borders, banks and slopes, edging or containers. Enjoy!

Garden Information

Hardiness 3 – 8
Heat Zones 1 – 7
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

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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 – 7
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

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Great Plant Combination Ideas with Brunnera - Siberian Bugloss Great Plant Combination Ideas with Tulipa - Tulips


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