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Tulip Bulbs Breeders Mix

Professional Breeders Mix draws from over 1000 varieties; no two mixes are the same. Plant this fall for a magnificent show next spring.

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Details:

Height: 18-20" tall
Bulb Spacing: 9 bulbs per sq. ft.
Bloom Time: Mid spring
Zones: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Shipping: Shipping begins in September based on ground temperatures, coldest zones first.

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Details
SKU 28BULKG
Common Name Tulip
Botanical Name Tulipa
Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Ships As Bulb, Rhizome, Tuber
Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Flower Color Mixed
Estimated Mature Height 18-20" tall
Bulb Size 12/+ cm
Bulb Spacing 9 bulbs per sq. ft.
Planting Depth Plant 5" deep
Bloom Time Mid spring
Planting Season Fall
Will Tolerate Loamy Soil, Drought/Dry Soil
Soil Moisture Average, Well Draining
Suggested Uses Cut Flowers, Borders, Showy Flowers, Easy to Grow
Ships to Canada No
Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
  • Darwin Tulip Bulbs Apeldoorn Elite

    Darwin Tulip Bulbs Apeldoorn Elite

  • The Poet's Daffodil Bulbs Actaea

    The Poet's Daffodil Bulbs Actaea

  • Releasable Bulb Planter

    Releasable Bulb Planter

Description
The best bang for your buck! This unique mix draws from over 1,000 different varieties with no two combinations the same. Colors will explode; Reds, Pinks, Yellows, Whites, mixed colors and more are included in this mix. Great for large scale or border plantings looking to maximize color and at the perfect height of 20”. So whether you’ve got 20 square feet or 20,000, this mix is sure to add a great splash of color to any landscape.
Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
  • Darwin Tulip Bulbs Apeldoorn Elite

    Darwin Tulip Bulbs Apeldoorn Elite

  • The Poet's Daffodil Bulbs Actaea

    The Poet's Daffodil Bulbs Actaea

  • Releasable Bulb Planter

    Releasable Bulb Planter

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5.0

Made a wonderful boarder around the rose

By Carole

from Kaycee Wyoming

Pros

  • Nice Sized Bulbs
  • Wonderful colors

Cons

  • none

Best Uses

  • Beautiful Color

Comments about Tulip Bulbs Breeders Mix:

Planted around my new rose beds.
Beautiful colors, lots of wonderful comments from friends.

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How-To Guides

History of Daffodils and Tulips

How to Plant Flower Bulbs

Fall Bulb FAQs

Encourage Your Tulips To Come Back

About Planting Bulbs in Fall

Improving Garden Soil

Growing Plants in Containers


What is a "Quality Bulb," and Why Does Bulb Quality Matter?

Flower bulbs come in a wide variety of sizes. It is important to get the largest, best quality bulbs you can find. Larger bulbs help to ensure success, producing larger and stronger plants with more flowers.

Several flower bulbs are part of the onion family, and because of this I like to use Onions as a representation of how important bulb size is. Which of the onions on your shelf go bad first? The smallest ones! Larger onions are more resilient, taking longer to dry out/rot and can withstand swings in temperature better. Flower bulbs are the same. Larger bulbs will withstand disease, draught, large amounts of moisture, and colder temperatures significantly better than the smaller ones.

Here at American Meadows we are committed to providing you with the highest quality bulbs. This means we do everything we can to source the largest bulbs possible. Below is a comparison of bulbs purchased from three different retail stores:

Each of the glass tubes contains 20 Dutch Master Daffodils. Starting from the left, the first tube is what is sold here at American Meadows, the middle tube was purchased at a local “Home Supply” box store, and the third is another online retailer. The difference is easily noticeable.

The next picture is the same comparison, but with Tulip Bulbs:

Again, our bulbs are quite a bit larger than other retailers.

Other things to be aware of when it comes to bulb quality is making sure they are firm and without signs of external damage or cracking. Do your best to avoid bulbs that are already growing and have shoots or freshly grown roots. This is difficult when purchasing online, but if you are ordering through a reputable company, they should be checking for these things regularly.

Next time you are looking to buy bulbs, think about how much time you put into planning and planting your garden and then anxiously waiting for your flowers to grow and bloom. Don’t be disappointed after all that effort by planting sub-par bulbs. Buy the largest, firmest, disease free bulbs you can afford, and you will have the best possible results.

Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
  • Darwin Tulip Bulbs Apeldoorn Elite

    Darwin Tulip Bulbs Apeldoorn Elite

  • The Poet's Daffodil Bulbs Actaea

    The Poet's Daffodil Bulbs Actaea

  • Releasable Bulb Planter

    Releasable Bulb Planter

Shipping

Shipping begins in September based on ground temperatures, coldest zones first.

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As soon as your order is placed you will receive a confirmation email. You will receive a second email the day your order ships telling you how it has been sent. Fall bulbs are shipped at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone. Perennial orders may arrive separately from bulbs and seeds. If your order requires more than one shipment, there is no additional shipping charge. See our Shipping Information page for approximate ship dates and more detailed information. If you need express shipping or have any questions, please call Customer Service toll-free at (877) 270-5187 or Contact Us by email.

Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
  • Darwin Tulip Bulbs Apeldoorn Elite

    Darwin Tulip Bulbs Apeldoorn Elite

  • The Poet's Daffodil Bulbs Actaea

    The Poet's Daffodil Bulbs Actaea

  • Releasable Bulb Planter

    Releasable Bulb Planter

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