The stems are fairly short but very strong and sturdy, and the blooms are very long lasting. These are excellent flowers for containers.
Some varieties have a fragrance; I have indicated which ones by putting an asterisk (*) after the name of the variety.
|Flowering time:||Early spring.|
Double Early Tulips flower at about the same time as Single Early Tulips.
|Plant height:||8 - 16" (20 - 40 cm); average: 10 - 12" (25 - 30 cm)|
|Minimum planting depth:||6" (15 cm)|
|Hardiness zones:||suitable for zones 3 - 7|
|Colours:||white, pink, yellow, orange, red|
|Shape/form:||multipetalled; open fully in sun|
|Notes:||good for containers, rock gardens, beds, and borders|
|Example varieties:||Abba = Carlton (red), Bonanza (deep orange and yellow), Monte Carlo* (yellow), Montreux* (peach), Mr. van der Hoef* (yellow), Peach Blossom* (pink), Orange Nassau (reddish orange), Schoonord* (white), Sven Dahlman (cherry pink)|
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