Double early choices
‘Monte Carlo' bulbs of this fragrant double are forced in the millions in Holland every year to produce sunny yellow cut flowers; also excellent grown in the garden. Blooms early to mid-April. Height: 30 cm
‘Orange Princess' new variety with ruffled, orange petals with purple flames. Blooms mid-April. Height: 25 cm
‘Willemsoord' a ‘Murillo' sport, has carmine red flowers with white edging. Blooms mid-April. Height: 25 to 30 cm
Double late choices
‘Angélique' popular fragrant double, has pale pink flowers, flushed with paler and darker shades of pink, and lighter margins. Blooms in late April or early May. Height: 30 to 35 cm
‘Carnaval de Nice' white flowers are cream-coloured at base and have dark red, feathered markings. Blooms in late April or early May. Height: 25 to 35 cm
‘Ice Cream' delicious new cultivar with fluffy, creamy white blossoms and a variegated calyx (whorl of sepals). Blooms in May. Height: 15 to 20 cm
‘Mount Tacoma' snow-white flowers sometimes have attractive red-and-green markings on petals. Blooms in late April or early May. Height: 25 to 40 cm
‘Uncle Tom' petals are very dark red, almost black. Blooms in late April or early May. Height: 40 to 45 cm
Note: All cultivars listed above are hardy to Zone 3.
Plants - Flower Bulbs
Eight great double-flowering tulips
Plant these bulbs now for peony-like blooms next spring!
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