Introducing a species tulip that checks all the boxes! Tulipa cretica Hilde is a low growing, multi-flowering variety with a charming form and unique coloration. Growing on each brown, 6" tall stem, up to three 1¼" star-shaped blooms appear in mid spring. Their deep reddish-pink and white tulips with a yellow base, creating an eye-catching pattern that will be as pleasing as it is uncommon. Plant in sun-filled front borders or cutting gardens.
Hardiness Zones 3-8
Mature Height 6 inches
Bloom Time Mid spring (April)
Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
1.3" star-shaped flowers. Multiflowering, up to 3 per stem.
Foliage Type :
Gray-green, linear or broadly ovate.
Mature Spread :
3 - 6 inches
3 - 6 inches
Planting Instructions :
Plant 3" deep and 3-6" apart.
Soil Moisture :
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 :
Watering Requirements :
Average water needs. Water regularly, do not overwater.
Fertilization Requirements :
Once per year in spring
Special Care :
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
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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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