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Double Peony Tulip Shirley Double

Double Peony Tulip Shirley Double

Here's a flamboyant double-flowered tulip that delivers style, grace and flair to the landscape. Newcomer Shirley Double emerges in May with layers of soft, creamy white petals edged in strong violet-purple. The blooms are so full and lush, they more closely resemble peonies than traditional garden tulips. Your clients and customers will be elated with Shirley Double's magnificent display during the later part of spring. These tulips grow on strong, 20-24" stems, making them ideal for sunny borders or perennial beds. For a designer-inspired look, we suggest planting it alongside the near-black Mayflowering Queen of Night or Double Blue Wow.
  • Hardiness Zones 3-8
  • Mature Height 20 - 24 inches
  • Bloom Time Late spring (May)
  • Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
  • Cut Flower

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Botanical Name: Tulipa 'Shirley Double'

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Product Details

  • Restricted States US:

    AE AK GU HI PR VI
  • Botanical Name :

    Tulipa 'Shirley Double'
  • Ship As :

    Bulb
  • Size :

    12 CM+
  • Suggested Uses:

    Borders, Bouquets, Container Gardening, Cut Flowers, Showy Flowers
  • Flower Color :

    Purple, White
  • Flower Form :

    51/2" double flowers
  • Foliage Type :

    Gray-green, linear or broadly ovate.
  • Mature Spread :

    3 - 6 inches
  • Spacing:

    4 - 6 inches

Growing Tips

  • Planting Instructions :

    6" deep and 4 - 6" apart
  • Soil Moisture :

    Well drained
  • Will Tolerate :

    Acidic Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
  • Pruning Instructions :

    Only dead heading. It is important to let the foliage mature and die down naturally, do not cut back. Next year's bloom is being developed.
  • Winter Care :

    Mulch +/- 2"
  • Planting Depth :

    6" deep
  • Watering Requirements :

    Average water needs. Water regularly, do not overwater
  • Fertilization Requirements :

    Once per year in the spring
  • Special Care :

    Not needed

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K. van Bourgondien times its shipments from Holland so that bulbs arrive at the proper planting time (depending on climatic conditions) for each area of North America.

We take advance reservations, and then just as soon as the crops are harvested, our staff of K. van Bourgondien experts makes an on-the-spot selection of the finest bulbs available to fill those reservations.

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       Spring 2020 Shipping Schedule

  • Bulbs and Perennials
    Zones First Ship Date Last Order Date
    3-4 May 4, 2020 June 22, 2020
    5A March 30, 2020 June 22, 2020
    5B March 16, 2020 June 22, 2020
    6A March 9, 2020 June 22, 2020
    6B March 2, 2020 June 22, 2020
    7 February 24, 2020 June 22, 2020
    8 February 17, 2020 June 8, 2020
    9-10 February 10, 2020 June 8, 2020
  • Tropicals (Elephant Ears and Crinum)
    Zones First Ship Date Last Order Date
    3-6 April 27, 2020 June 1, 2020
    7-10 March 30, 2020 June 1, 2020
  • Hedges and Shrubs
    Zones First Ship Date Last Order Date
    3-7 April 6, 2020 June 22, 2020
    8-10 April 6, 2020 June 8, 2020

       Fall 2020 Shipping Schedule

  • Bulbs and Perennials
    Zones First Ship Date Last Order Date
    3-10 September 14, 2020 December 7, 2020
  • German Iris
    Zones First Ship Date Last Order Date
    3-6 August 10, 2020 October 26, 2020
    7 August 10, 2020 November 9, 2020
    8-10 August 17, 2020 November 9, 2020
  • Amaryllis and Paperwhites
    Zones First Ship Date Last Order Date
    3-10 October 5, 2020 December 21, 2020
  • Fall Crocus & Colchicum
    Zones First Ship Date Last Order Date
    3-7A August 10, 2020 October 12, 2020
    7B-10 August 17, 2020 October 12, 2020


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Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship any plant items from late June through August. General merchandise will be shipped with your plant order.

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