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El Nino Single-Late Tulip

Enjoy multiple colors on a single plant

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  • Every multihued flower is unique
  • Blooms in shades of yellow and red
  • Fantastic in borders and as cut flowers
  • Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Height/Habit: 28 inches
  • Zone: 3-8
  • Flowering Date: Late spring
  • Ship As: 11-12 CM
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El Nino Single-Late Tulip

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Add sizzle to the late-spring garden with this multi-hued beauty. Each year, you'll be treated to a color show like no other as the classic cup-shaped blooms appear in a shades of golden yellow and light red together. And El Niño's unique "broken color" pattern ensures that each and every bloom is totally unique. Lovely in a sunny border. Fantastic in cut-flower arrangements, too. Their straight, sturdy stems grow to 28" tall in full sun. Zones 3-8. Tulipa 'El Niño'

Thanks to the 'Tulipomania' phenomenon that held Holland in thrall in the 17th century, many varieties of tulip were cultivated for showcasing in gardens both grand and small. Tulips that bore unique broken color patterns were very highly prized during that period. Their popularity has only grown over the centuries, making these unique tulips greatly sought after, even in today's market. Plant these Dutch flower bulbs in groups for a dazzling presentation of bright color and unique beauty. Decorators love them, too! They make an eye-catching addition to bouquets and indoor arrangements.

Product Details
  • Season Fall
  • Unit of Measure5
  • Botanical NameTulipa 'El Niño'
  • Sun ExposureFull Sun, Partial Shade
  • State RestrictionsAE AK GU HI PR
  • Spread4 - 6 inches
  • Spacing4 - 6 inches
  • Hardiness Zone3-8
  • Flowering DateLate spring
  • Planting InstructionsPlant tulip bulbs at 3x the height of the bulb about a month before the ground freezes.
  • Flower Color:red, orange, yellow
  • Flower FormOval shaped cup like flower
  • Foliage TypeLong blades curved inward
  • Soil RequirementTulips tend to like well-drained soil.
  • Watering RequirementDo not water unless the season is very hot and dry. Normal rainfall should be enough for tulips.
  • PruningPrune away spent blooms to prevent the tulip from spreading.
  • Shipped11-12 CM
  • Height/Habit28 inches
  • Growth RateMedium
Shipping Information
When will my order ship?

Orders for in-stock seeds, general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping time frames outlined below:

*Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items July through August.

2019 Fall Shipping Schedule
Zone Bulbs, Perennials & Potted Plants
1A-4B 9/9/19 - 11/1/19
5B 9/9/19 - 11/1/19
5A 9/9/19 - 11/1/19
6A & 6B 9/9/19 - 11/1/19
7A 9/9/19 - 11/15/19
7B 9/9/19 - 11/15/19
8A & 8B 9/9/19 - 11/15/19
9A-10B 9/9/19 - 11/15/19
Last Order Date Zones 1-6: 10/28/19
Zones 7-10: 11/11/19

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