Single Late Tulip Bulbs World Expression

 

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World Expression boasts dramatic flames on creamy white petals, making this tulip the perfect finale for your late spring garden show!

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 22-24" tall
Bulb Spacing9 bulbs per sq. ft.
Bloom Time Late spring
Size Bag of 10 - Bulb Size: 12+ cm
SKU 60TUL10
Of all the new entries this year, this is our favorite. Large classic-shaped blooms with unusually firm substance and clear, dramatic flames in red on creamy white. This is the perfect candidate for your gardens finale, since Single Late Tulips like this one extend the end of your bulb blooming season. When your neighbors' tulips are all gone, you'll have the most beautiful garden on the street....a great new tulip!
SKU 60TUL10
Common Name Single Late 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
Mature Height 22-24" 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
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.

Further Reading:

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

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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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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American MeadowsSingle Late Tulip Bulbs World Expression
 
4.2

(based on 9 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (3)

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    (1)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Reliable growth (4)
  • Vivid colors (4)
  • Large bulb size (3)
  • Low maintenance (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

No Best Uses
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid gardener (4)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (3)

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1.0

Grew but no blooms

By 

from Wauconda, IL

Comments about American Meadows Single Late Tulip Bulbs World Expression:

None of them bloomed, hopefully they will next year.

  • Primary use:
  • Personal
 
4.0

Spring garden in San Jose

By 

from San Jose Ca

About Me Avid Gardener

Pros

  • Low Maintenance
  • Pest Resistant
  • Reliable Growth
  • Vivid Colors

Cons

  • Short Bloom Time

Best Uses

  • Border Control
  • Raised Beds

Comments about American Meadows Single Late Tulip Bulbs World Expression:

American Meadows products always arrive on time and in good condition! Very few have ever failed to live up to my expectations.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

late season tulips for my sweetie

By 

from Federal Way, WA

About Me Getting Started

Pros

  • Large Bulb Size
  • Reliable Growth
  • Vivid Colors

Cons

  • Colors Not As Expected
  • Short Bloom Time

Best Uses

  • Containers

Comments about American Meadows Single Late Tulip Bulbs World Expression:

while they were stunning, they were a little off color (yellow and red, not so much white and red. however, order early and just follow the planting instructions in the packaging and you to will end up with a very wonderful addition to your garden or ornamental plant on your deck. (i did!

 
5.0

Best of the Bunch

By 

from Duxbury, MA

About Me Avid Gardener

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Large Bulb Size
  • Reliable Growth
  • Vivid Colors

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about American Meadows Single Late Tulip Bulbs World Expression:

      I ordered tulips and daffodils from four suppliers last fall. About eight varieties. These were the standouts of the group, by far.

       
      4.0

      gorgeous!

      By 

      from Santa Maria, ca

      Comments about American Meadows Single Late Tulip Bulbs World Expression:

      Very pretty and unique. Love them.

       
      5.0

      Stunning!

      By 

      from Lousia, Virginia

      About Me Casual Hobbyist

      Pros

      • Large Bulb Size
      • Long Bloom Time
      • Low Maintenance
      • Reliable Growth

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Containers
        • Cut Flowers

        Comments about American Meadows Single Late Tulip Bulbs World Expression:

        This is one of the most beautiful bulbs I have every seen. I will order lots more this year.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Lovely!

        By 

        from Borger, TX

        About Me Avid Gardener

        Pros

        • Long Bloom Time
        • Low Maintenance
        • Vivid Colors

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about American Meadows Single Late Tulip Bulbs World Expression:

            These turned out exactly as I expected them to. The red and white contrast each other quite nicely. I can't wait for them to come up again next year!

            (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            gorgeous!

            By 

            from Chicago, IL

            About Me Getting Started

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Accurate Instructions
            • Attractive
            • Hardy
            • Healthy

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Garden
              • Outdoors

              Comments about American Meadows Single Late Tulip Bulbs World Expression:

              These started blooming about 2 weeks ago and are still going strong. They started out looking a little more pink and yellow but gradually have come into their full stunning color. I didn't realize they would be as tall as they are--mine are a good 20 inches. I love watching people pause on their walks to admire them in my front yard!

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              • Personal
               
              5.0

              World Expression Tulips Grab the Eye

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              from Richmond, VA

              About Me Avid Gardener

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Attractive
              • Fragrant

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Garden

                Comments about American Meadows Single Late Tulip Bulbs World Expression:

                World Expression Tulips are a great accent in the front of my garden bed with a backdrop of rainbow knock-out roses. They bloomed after the other tulips had faded and have been eye-catching flowers at the end of April.

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                • Personal

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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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