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Triumph Tulip Bulbs Candy Cane Mix

An all time favorite mix of candy cane colors--brilliant reds and whites. Lights up any garden with firecracker colors.
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Details:

Height: 18-20" tall
Bulb Spacing: 9 bulbs per sq. ft.
Bloom Time: Mid spring
Zones: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Shipping: Shipping begins in September based on ground temperatures, coldest zones first.

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Red and White Triumph Tulip Bulbs Candy Cane Mix, Tulipa, Triumph Tulips
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Details
SKU 11TUL10
Common Name Triumph Tulips
Botanical Name Tulipa
Zones 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Ships As Bulb, Rhizome, Tuber
Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Flower Color Red, White, Mixed
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
Soil Type Loamy Soil, Drought/Dry Soil
Soil Moisture Average, Well Draining
Amount of Rain N/A
Advantages Easy to Grow, Cut Flowers, Containers
Special Groups N/A
Native N/A
Ships to Canada No
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Description
Looks good enough to eat! But its even better. We've put together can't-miss tulips for a big bold display--one that will put the neighborhood's spring spotlight right where it belongs--on your garden. Best of all, it couldn't be simpler. Just plant the bulbs close together, as shown in the photo, and you'll have the same fantastic effect.
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2.0

Unhappy

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from Gig Harbor, Washington

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  • Attractive

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    • Garden
    • Outdoors

    Comments about American Meadows Triumph Tulip Bulbs Candy Cane Mix:

    Very disappointed in the product. We ordered four bags so there were a total of 40 bulbs. This was supposed to be a mix of red, red with white highlights, and white. First, out of 40 bulbs only seven were white. Worse yet, there are none with even a hint of white highlights at the ends. Finally, they are not all the same height so my carefully planted "'beautiful" tulip bed looks ridiculous because there are random bulbs sticking up that are 6-8 inches taller than all the rest. This was my first experience with AM and may be my last.

     
    4.0

    A welcome sign of spring

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    from Manchester, NH

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          Comments about American Meadows Triumph Tulip Bulbs Candy Cane Mix:

          I bought these for my mom as a gift, so this review is really from her. But she loves them, she says the color is great, and were perfect for her front garden.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes
           
          5.0

          They are prettier than their picture

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          from St Louis

          Comments about American Meadows Triumph Tulip Bulbs Candy Cane Mix:

          As usual AM products are shipped promtly and always have beautiful blooms. They where beautiful this year.

           
          1.0

          No whiz no bang - no bulbs, no blooms

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          from Moscow, PA

          Comments about American Meadows Triumph Tulip Bulbs Candy Cane Mix:

          Plant in garden protected from moles, squirrels, chipmunks, hope they enjoyed their meal. Will try again next fall in a more protected area.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Tuip Bulbs/Candy Cane Mix

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          from Dallas, TX

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          Pros

          • Brilliant color
          • Hardy
          • Straight stems

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              Comments about American Meadows Triumph Tulip Bulbs Candy Cane Mix:

              I planted them late, but they still did great! Brilliant color, straight stems. The Candy Cane Mix looked great in my beds. It was the first time I have ever planted tulips.

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              5.0

              Wish I'd Planted More!

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              from San Leandro, CA

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              Pros

              • Big Blooms
              • Bright colors

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Bright Color Spots

                Comments about American Meadows Triumph Tulip Bulbs Candy Cane Mix:

                A neighbor stopped me yesterday to tell me how lovely my tulips were! Being in Zone 8, you don't see many tulips, since it's too much effort to dig and pre-chill. I had my doubts about planting Triumphs, but now I think these beauties are completly worth it! The deep reds are like velvet ribbon bows. The only draw-back is that the aphids love them as much as I do.

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                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.

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                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.

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