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Tulipa Double Early ‘Columbus’

Tulip

This Double Early Tulip ‘Columbus’ is available directly from our farm in Holland. It showcases beautiful soft purple-pink colors with peony shaped flowers.

Double Early Tulip bulbs are hybrids of Single Early Tulips. 

Double Early Tulips are the earliest Double flowering tulip bulbs to bloom.  They feature large and long-lasting peony like flowers on short sturdy stems. (generally 12 inches Tall) Their strong and sturdy stems make them excellent for borders and beds.

Double Early Tulip bulbs are exceptional for forcing and mass landscape displays with Daffodils, Muscari and Crocus flower bulbs. They will flower early in the season.

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Growing Tips

Flowering time (March-April) We supply top sized bulbs (12+cm) Planting Depth: 6" (15cm) Spacing: 4-6" (10-15cm) Bloom Duration: 1-3 weeks

Description

  • Wholesale Double Early Tulip bulbs are an ideal type for borders, beds and early forcing
  • Double Early Tulip bulbs feature long-lasting peony like flowers on short sturdy stems that combine well with Muscari Armeniacum.
  • Tulip bulbs perform best in full sun but will tolerate some shade
  • Tulips dislike wetness and require well-drained soil
  • Fertilize tulip bulbs when they appear in spring. We recommend a general low-nitrogen fertilizer.
  • When planting bulk tulip bulbs, you should always place the pointed end up
  • Bulk Tulip bulbs should be planted at a depth of double the height of the bulb
  • Have a look at our tips for planting and care 

Additional information

Common name

Tulip

Hardiness Zone

3-8

Height

14 Inches

Spread

3 Inches

Planting Depth

6-8 Inches

Bloom Time

Early to Mid Season

Shipping Season

Fall

Color

Pink

Forcing

cut, pot

Characteristics

Average, Border or Bed, Butterflies, Container, Fragrant, Mass Planting, Partial Shade, Sun

Companion Plant Name

Tulipa Double Early 'Foxtrot'

Packaging

10 Retail Packages of 10 Bulbs, Size12/+, Bin Display Box of 100 Bulbs, Size 12/+, Bin Display Box of 50 Bulbs, Size 12/+