Introducing a tulip that's not like a tulip at all! Reminiscent of Southern magnolia blossoms, Sweet Sixteen steals the early spring garden show with an abundance of light bluish-pink blooms edged in a softer hue. The shorter stems make it an early-season border go-to, brightening the area before the mid to late spring bulbs break the soil's surface, and well before summer perennials take over for the season. This Fosteriana type also makes a superb cut flower, adding charm and fresh color to bouquets and indoor seasonal arrangements.
Hardiness Zones 3-8
Mature Height 10 - 12 inches
Bloom Time Early spring (March)
Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
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
Mulch +/- 2"
Average water needs. Water regularly, do not overwater
Once per year in spring
K. van Bourgondien times its shipments from Holland so that bulbs arrive at the proper planting time
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
We will pack and ship your order based on the following schedules.
Orders for gift certificates will be shipped immediately.
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.
The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated
schedule.Large orders may be shipped in more than one
package.Your order confirmation will have an estimated shipping time.When your order is actually shipped you will be sent
an updated shipping estimate.You may check your order status at any time on this website using your email or account number
provided on your order confirmation.Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48
contiguous states. Click here for zone map.
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