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An Irresistible Spring Border with Tulips, Siberian Bugloss & Cypress Spurge

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Starring in this fascinating tulip arrangement are Tulip 'Barcelona',Tulip 'Don Quichotte', Tulip 'Negrita' and Tulip 'Pink Impression'. They are underplanted with 2 low-growing ground covers that blossom simultaneously, Siberian Bugloss (Brunnera macrophylla) and Cypress Spurge (Euphorbia cyparissias), creating an airy blue sea and a fragrant chartreuse carpet from which these elegant tulips seem to emerge.

Garden Information

Hardiness 4 – 8
Heat Zones 1 – 7
Climate Zones 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, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Mid,Late)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Loam
Soil Ph Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Landscaping Ideas Beds and Borders
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 4 – 8
Heat Zones 1 – 7
Climate Zones 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, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Mid,Late)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Loam
Soil Ph Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Landscaping Ideas Beds and Borders
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 Euphorbia - Spurges Great Plant Combination Ideas with Tulipa - Tulips


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Euphorbia cyparissias (Cypress Spurge)
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