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Whispers Of Spring Duet

Whispers Of Spring Duet

Mix of Tulip China Town and Muscari Valerie Finnis gives the spring landscape an exotic, extraordinary look. The long-lasting, 3.5" tulips' pink petals with green flames combine wonderfully with the muscari's 2.5" baby blue flower spikes. Both flower at exactly the same time in late spring. Growing 12" tall, this duet is very effective when planted en masse in larger borders or around the base of a tree. They can also be planted in patio containers. These bulbs grow best when planted in well-drained soil in a sunny or partially shaded area. Bulb size: Tulips 11-12 cm and Muscari 8-9 cm.
  • Hardiness Zones 4-8
  • Mature Height 12 inches
  • Bloom Time Late Spring
  • Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade

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Botanical Name: Tulipa 'China Town' and Muscari 'Valerie Finnis'

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  • Botanical Name :

    Tulipa 'China Town' and Muscari 'Valerie Finnis'
  • Ship As :

    Bulb
  • Size :

    11/12 CM AND 8/9 CM
  • Suggested Uses:

    Borders, Container Gardening, Showy Flowers
  • Flower Color :

    blue, pink
  • Flower Form :

    Tulips: 3.5" egg-shaped flowers with pointed petal tips. Muscari: 2.5" flower spikes
  • Foliage Type :

    Tulips: gray-green, broadly ovate. Muscari: small, grass-like.
  • Mature Spread :

    3 - 6 inches
  • Spacing:

    3 - 6 inches

Growing Tips

  • Planting Instructions :

    Tulips 6" deep and 3 - 6" apart, Muscari 3-4" deep and 3" apart.
  • Soil Moisture :

    Well drained
  • Will Tolerate :

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

    Remove tulip flowers when faded. 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 for tulips, 3-4" deep for Muscari
  • Watering Requirements :

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

    Once per year

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       Fall 2018 Shipping Schedule

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