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Tulipa ‘Purissima’ wonderful spring flower


Tulipa are bulbous perennials with characteristic flowers, in a wide range of colours, in spring

Fosteriana Group tulips have leaves often marked with purple, and flower in spring with bowl-shaped flowers to 12cm across which may be white, yellow or in shades of red, with a contrasting colour at the base of each tepal

‘Purissima’ is a single tulip to 35cm, with large creamy-white flowers in mid spring

Common Name: tulip ‘Purissima’
Family: Liliaceae
Color flower: White in Spring
Hardiness: H6 (hardy – very cold winter)
Color foliage: Green and Grey/Silver in Spring
Height: 0.1-0.5 metres
Habit: Clump-forming
Habit: Stem and bulb eelworm and slugs may be a problem
Pruning: No pruning required
Spreadid: South-facing
Time to ultimate height: 1-2 years
Exposure: Plant 10 to 15cm deep in fertile, well-drained soil with shelter from strong winds and protection from excessive wet
Garden characteristics: City/Courtyard Gardens, Cottage/Informal Garden, Flower borders and beds, Cut Flowers, Garden Edging or Patio/Container Plants

Colors of spring

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Tulipa ‘Corsage’ – your spring inspiration

Tulip is spring king without any doubts. This beautiful flowers appear in spring gardens and make us absolutely happy. Our today guest is red tulip ‘Corsage’.

Tulipa are bulbous perennials with characteristic flowers, in a wide range of colours, in spring

Greigii Group tulips have large, single, bowl-shaped flowers in the range yellow to red, often with contrasting margins, and flower in early and mid-spring; the grey-green leaves are usually mottled with purple or maroon

‘Corsage’ is a bulbous perennial to 25cm, with lance-shaped leaves streaked with maroon, and rose-pink flowers 10cm in width, finely margined with yellow, rose-red within, feathered with yellow

Common Name: tulip ‘Corsage’
Family: Liliaceae
Color flower: Pink, Red and Yellow in Spring
Hardiness: H6 (hardy – very cold winter)
Color foliage: Green, Grey/Silver and Purple in Spring
Height: 0.1-0.5 metres
Habit: Clump-forming
Habit: Stem and bulb eelworm and slugs may be a problem
Pruning: No pruning required
Spreadid: South-facing
Time to ultimate height: 1-2 years
Exposure: Plant 10 to 15cm deep in fertile, well-drained soil with shelter from strong winds and protection from excessive wet
Garden characteristics: City/Courtyard Gardens, Cottage/Informal Garden, Flower borders and beds, Cut Flowers, Garden Edging or Patio/Container Plants

Tulipa ‘Demeter’ (3)


Tulipa are bulbous perennials with characteristic flowers, in a wide range of colours, in springTriumph Group tulips have single, cup-shaped flowers in a wide colour range, in mid and late spring

‘Demeter’ is a bulbous perennial to 60cm in height, with grey-green foliage and solitary goblet-shaped plum purple flowers

Common Name: tulip ‘Demeter’
Family: Liliaceae
Color flower: Purple in Spring
Hardiness: old H4 (hardy)
Color foliage: Green and Grey/Silver in Spring
Height: 0.5-1 metres
Habit: Clump-forming
Habit: Stem and bulb eelworm and slugs may be a problem
Pruning: No pruning required
Spreadid: South-facing
Time to ultimate height: 1-2 years
Exposure: Plant 10 to 15cm deep in fertile, well-drained soil with shelter from strong winds and protection from excessive wet
Garden characteristics: City/Courtyard Gardens, Cottage/Informal Garden, Flower borders and beds, Cut Flowers, Garden Edging or Patio/Container Plants

Spring sea in your garden

You can plant this amazing spring sea in your garden this autumn.

Tulips and muscary…

Narcissus and Tulips – spring beauty – autumn job

Would you like to enjoy spring beauty in your garden?

Tulips and narcissus – are perfect choice!

Now is the best time for planting these bulbs.

Narcissus ‘Serena Lodge’

Narcissus are bulbous herbaceous perennials with linear leaves and leafless stems bearing flowers, which may be solitary or in umbels, with 6 spreading perianth segments and a cup or trumpet-shaped coronaDouble daffodils may have one or more flowers per stem, with either perianth segments or corona, or both being doubled

‘Serena Lodge’ is a double daffodil with sturdy stems bearing flowers to 8.5cm across, with cream perianth segments and mixed deep yellow and cream corona segments

Common Name: daffodil ‘Serena Lodge’
Color flower: Cream and Yellow in Spring
Hardiness: H6 (hardy – very cold winter)
Color foliage: Green in Spring
Height: 0.1-0.5 metres
Habitid: Clump-forming
Pests: May be attacked by slugs, large narcissus bulb fly, narcissus eelworm, and bulb scale mite
Pruning: Deadhead as flowers fade and allow the leaves to die down naturally
Spreadid: North-facing
Time to ultimate height: 2-5 years
Exposure: Plant at one and a half to two times its own depth in autumn. Will tolerate most soils but prefers moderately fertile, well-drained soil that is constantly moist during the growing season
Garden characteristics: City/Courtyard Gardens, Cottage/Informal Garden, Flower borders and beds, Cut Flowers, Patio/Container Plants or Underplanting of Roses and Shrubs

How to plant tulips

What a sunny day! Spring flowers are so bright!

Spring Sunny Flowers

Tulips and narcissus are  most popular spring flowers. This is classic of spring flowerbed.

Don’t forget to plant new bulbs in your garden this autumn.

Narcissus ‘Cheerfulness’

Family: Amaryllidaceae
Name: Narcissus ‘Cheerfulness’ (4) AGM
Detailed Description:Narcissus are bulbous herbaceous perennials with linear leaves and leafless stems bearing flowers, which may be solitary or in umbels, with 6 spreading perianth segments and a cup or trumpet-shaped coronaDouble daffodils may have one or more flowers per stem, with either perianth segments or corona, or both being doubled

‘Cheerfulness’ is a bulbous perennial to 40cm in height, with strap-shaped leaves and clusters of fragrant, double white flowers with cream and yellow segments in the centre

Common Name: daffodil ‘Cheerfulness’
Color flower: Cream, White and Yellow in Spring
Hardiness: H6 (hardy – very cold winter)
Color foliage: Green in Spring and Summer
Height: 0.1-0.5 metres
Habitid: Tufted
Pests: Susceptible to slugs, narcissus bulb fly, narcissus eelworm, and bulb scale mite
Pruning: No pruning required
Spreadid: South-facing
Time to ultimate height: 2-5 years
Exposure: Plant at one and a half to two times its own depth in autumn. Will tolerate most soils but prefers moderately fertile, well-drained soil that is constantly moist during the growing season
Garden characteristics: City/Courtyard Gardens, Cottage/Informal Garden, Flower borders and beds, Cut Flowers, Low Maintenance, Patio/Container Plants or Wildflower meadow

Blue and white – amazing spring flowerbed

Now it is time to think about the spring in your garden. Spring flowers are so different and so nice.

What do you think about this fantastic spring flowerbed?

White tulips and blue muscari

White tulips and blue muscari

Blue and white – like the clouds on the sky or like the sea…

So nice – blue muscari and white tulips.