Fringed Tulip Bulbs Mascotte

 
Purple Fringed Tulip Bulbs Mascotte, Tulipa, Fringed Tulips

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Lush, double purple flowers with a blue undertone that are fringed along the edges. These unique new tulips are an excellent addition to your garden.

Zones 2 - 8
Advantages
Easy to Grow
Easy to Grow
Cut Flowers
Cut Flowers
Containers
Containers
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Full Sun
Half Sun / Half Shade
Half Sun / Half Shade
Mature Plant Size 18-24" tall
Bulb Spacing9 bulbs per sq. ft.
Bloom Time Late spring
Size Bag of 10 - Bulb Size: 12/+ cm
SKU 100TUL10

Plant Information

Mascotte has lush, double purple flowers with a blue undertone that are fringed along the edges. The Fringed Tulips are a new group that extend the blooming season in late spring. These beauties bring a new dimension of frilly fringing atop each flower.
SKU 100TUL10
Common Name Fringed 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 Purple
Mature Height 18-24" tall
Bulb Size 12/+ cm
Bulb Spacing 9 bulbs per sq. ft.
Planting Depth Plant 5" deep
Bloom Time Late spring
Planting Time Fall
Soil Type Loamy Soil, Drought/Dry Soil
Soil Moisture Average, Well Draining
Advantages Easy to Grow, Cut Flowers, Containers
Poisonous or Toxic to Animals Yes - Bulbs, blooms, leaves, and stems all contain toxic compounds, which are most concentrated in the bulb.
Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada No

Planting & Care

Daffodil Bulbs Comparison

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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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) 309-7333 or contact us by email.

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Fringed Tulips

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from North Providence, RI

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Pros

  • Attractive
  • Hardy
  • Healthy

Cons

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    • Garden

    Comments about American Meadows Fringed Tulip Bulbs Mascotte:

    I was very impressed with this tulip, very attractive addition to an early garden.

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    5.0

    fantastic - neighbors are jealous!

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    from Wisconsin

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    Pros

    • Gorgeous
    • Long Lasting
    • strong colour

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        Comments about American Meadows Fringed Tulip Bulbs Mascotte:

        They don't really have a blue undertone (not that I saw anyway) but I still had people slowing down while walking past, snapping pictures on their cell phone, and even a few people comment on them when i'm outside!
        These were planted with the Endless Spring (purple), Shirley Tulips, Lavender Magic, and some white tulips from my mother's garden; they are gorgeous & contrast nicely with the smooth petaled tulips they reside next to.

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        USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

        To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

        • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
        • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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