El Niño Single Late Tulip
Enjoy multiple colors on a single plant
- Sun Exposure: Full Sun
- Height/Habit: 28 inches
- Zone: 3-8
- Flowering Date: Late spring
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El Niño Single Late Tulip
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.
- Season Fall
- Unit of Measure5
- Botanical NameTulipa 'El Nino'
- Ships As11-12 CM
- Sun ExposureFull Sun
- State RestrictionsAE AK GU HI PR
- Spread4 - 6 inches
- Spacing4 - 6 inches
- Hardiness Zone3-8
- Flowering DateLate spring
- Flower Color:yellow
- Flower FormOval shaped cup like flower
- Foliage TypeLong sword Like green
- Unique CharactersticsThis tulip is beautifully indecisive. Its flowers can be amber or orange, or both at the same time, often overlaid with stripes of rose and speckles of red. No two flowers are exactly alike. Plant in quantity to see the full range of possibility. El Nino can set a bed on fire.
- Shipped11-12 CM
- Height/Habit28 inches
- Growth RateMedium
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.
|2017 Fall Shipping Schedule|
|Zone||Perennials, Bulbs & Potted Plants|
|1A-2B||9/5/2017 – 11/3/2017|
|3A-10B||9/5/2017 - 11/17/2017|
|Last Order Date||Zones 1-2: 10/30/2017
Zones 3-10: 11/13/2017
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Bare-root perennials, trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant. This promotes optimum transit conditions and success in your garden. In the Fall, these plants tend to arrive at the later end of the shipping window.
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