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Editorial Sampler: Tulip Blends

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Aladdins Carpet Wild Tulip Blend

Colorblends' Wild Tulip Blend Aladdin's Carpet provides a rolling display of spring color that can last three weeks or more depending on conditions. The blend features low-growing bulb flowers that have the ability to naturalize when planted in full sun and soil that drains well. "Aladdin's Carpet combines six species tulips, three types of muscari and a miniature daffodil variety that combine beautifully to create a wildflower effect. Planted right into the lawn or along a sunny garden path, the blend looks as if it were planted by nature," said Tim Schipper of Colorblends, a Connecticut-based flower bulb wholesaler that is known for tulip blends that consistently deliver jaw-dropping spring displays. Colorblends.com sells direct to landscape professionals and home gardeners coast-to-coast. See Colorblends.com, under Good For Naturalizing, or call 1-888-847-8637.


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Chardonnay Tulip Blend

New in 2016: Colorblends' Bedspread Tulip Blends are complex mixes of four, five or more tulips and specifically designed for large-scale, high-impact plantings. The new Chardonnay blend features five tulip varieties in pure white, ivory, reddish orange, yellow flecked with red and pumpkin orange. The mid-spring blooming blend is packed in bags of 500 bulbs only. "In full bloom, the tulip colors evoke the rich coloring of a fine oaked Napa chardonnay," said Tim Schipper of Colorblends, a Connecticut-based flower bulb wholesaler that sells direct to landscape professionals and home gardeners coast-to-coast. See www.colorblends.com or call 1-888-847-8637.


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Gamay Tulip Blend

New in 2016: Colorblends' Bedspread Tulip Blend Gamay offers a mix of six wine-colored tulip varieties: two pink, two mauve, two purple. Designed for planting in large areas, Gamay creates an elaborate spring tulip display that provides weeks of color in mid- to late-spring. It is packed in bags of 600 bulbs only. Colorblends is a flower bulb wholesaler known for tulip blends that consistently deliver extraordinary spring displays. The Connecticut-based firm sells direct to landscape professionals and home gardeners coast-to-coast. See www.colorblends.com or call 1-888-847-8637.

Tulip Blend Gemini II
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Gemini II Tulip Blend

Colorblends' Tulip Blend Gemini II pairs a lovely soft pink tulip and a white tulip with crisp purple edging and speckles. Both are 22-inches tall. "This is a spectacular blend that blooms perfectly together in late spring," said Tim Schipper of Colorblends, the Connecticut-based flower bulb wholesaler known for tulip blends that consistently deliver jaw-dropping spring displays. Colorblends.com sells direct to landscape professionals and home gardeners coast-to-coast. See www.colorblends.com or call 1-888-847-8637.


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Gentle Giants Tulip Blend

Colorblends' Tulip Blend Gentle Giants combines four jumbo tulips in simpatico shades of pink and peach. The blend contrasts huge sturdy flowers with a mixed palette of delicate colors. "All four tulips have perennial tendencies in the landscape, with the potential to re-bloom for two or more years when planted in full sun and soil that drains well," said Tim Schipper of Colorblends, the Connecticut-based flower bulb wholesaler known for tulip blends that consistently deliver jaw-dropping spring displays. Colorblends.com sells direct to landscape professionals and home gardeners coast-to-coast. See www.colorblends.com or call 1-888-847-8637.


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Martian Spring Tulip Blend

Colorblends' Tulip Blend Martian Spring combines two types of double tulips in rich shades of orange and purple. "Double tulips have more petals which means more color overall. The shorter orange tulips create a dense mass of color, while the full-bodied purple tulips hover above – sort of like colorful spacecraft. Plant the bulbs close together for best effect," said Tim Schipper of Colorblends, the Connecticut-based flower bulb wholesaler known for tulip blends that consistently deliver jaw-dropping spring bloom displays. Colorblends.com sells direct to landscape professionals and home gardeners coast-to-coast. See www.colorblends.com or call 1-888-847-8637.


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Mira Mira Tulip Blend

Colorblends' Tulip Blend Mira Mira pairs soft pink and yellow tulips that bloom together in mid-season. Both are 24 inches tall. "Mira Mira is a car-stopper. The soft colors are surprisingly powerful together," said Tim Schipper of Colorblends, the Connecticut-based flower bulb wholesaler known for tulip blends that consistently deliver jaw-dropping spring bloom displays. Colorblends.com sells direct to landscape professionals and home gardeners coast-to-coast. See www.colorblends.com or call 1-888-847-8637.


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Red Cubed Tulip Blend

Colorblends' Tulip Blend Red Cubed combines three varieties of red tulips that bloom in succession to create three overlapping spring shows in the same bed. "These are the very best reds for intense color and top performance in early, mid and late season," said Tim Schipper of Colorblends, the Connecticut-based flower bulb wholesaler known for tulip blends that consistently deliver jaw-dropping spring displays. Colorblends is a wholesale resource for top-quality flower bulbs.The Connecticut-based firm sells direct to landscape professionals and home gardeners coast-to-coast. See Colorblends.com or call 1-888-847-8637.

Colorblends Cubed Series
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Red-Yellow Cubed Tulip Blend
Colorblends Cubed Series

Fall Tulip Planting Tip: To enjoy an extended tulip display, combine three tulip varieties that bloom at different times of the season. "Nature programs individual tulips to bloom in early, mid or late spring," says Tim Schipper of Colorblends, a Connecticut-based flower bulb wholesaler that sells direct to landcare professionals and home gardeners across the country. "To gardeners, playing with bloom sequence is so important – and fun – that we indicate the bloom time for each of the hundreds of tulips we offer, honed down to its natural two week span: early-spring, late-early, early-mid, mid, late-mid, and so on." Colorblends further removes guesswork for gardeners in its popular, value-priced Cubed Series collection. The series offers 10 different three-tulip blends – all top-size, top name bulbs – in mixes of red, red-yellow, yellow, pink, white, orange, purples and two-tone colors. Each tulip-threesome is carefully selected and trialed so gardeners are assured of orchestrated bloom throughout tulip season. For a sequence of bloom in one spot, plant Cubed Series bulbs densely for best show. For Colorblends Red-Yellow Cubed see www.colorblends.com or call 1-888-847-8637.


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Sorbetto Tulip Blend

New in 2016: Tulip Blend Sorbetto charms with a trio of tulips in light, fruity colors of strawberry, peach and lemon. All are 22-inch tall with chalice-shaped flowers that fairly glow when backlit by the sun. Colorblends is known for tulip blends that consistently deliver extraordinary spring displays. The Connecticut-based flower bulb wholesaler sells direct to landscape professionals and home gardeners coast-to-coast. See www.colorblends.com or call 1-888-847-8637.

Stop the Car
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Stop the Car Tulip Blend

This fall, plant Colorblends' orange-and-purple Stop the Car tulip blend to color the landscape next spring. "Stop the Car delivers big spring color just when you need it," says Tim Schipper, who heads the team at Colorblends that trials and selects the artful tulip combinations that are the firm's specialty. In Stop the Car, the flamboyant apricot-orange tulips open first, quickly followed by the satiny plum-purple ones. "So many criteria play into which tulips will bloom beautifully together or in close sequence," says Schipper. "Individually each is lovely; when they bloom together the effect is stunning." Colorblends is a wholesale flower bulb firm serving landcare professionals and home gardeners across the country. Its minimum order is $60. For the Stop the Car tulip blend see www.colorblends.com or call 1-888-847-8637.


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Sven Ska Tulip Blend

Colorblends' Tulip Blend Sven Ska blooms in two tiers of color in mid-late season. Two double tulips anchor the lower tier, one purple and the other yellow. Above them, purple lily-flowered tulips flutter on willowy stems. "Spring color doesn't get much better than this," said Tim Schipper of Tim Schipper of Colorblends, the Connecticut-based flower bulb wholesaler known for tulip blends that consistently deliver jaw-dropping spring bloom displays. Colorblends.com sells direct to landscape professionals and home gardeners coast-to-coast. See Colorblends.com or call 1-888-847-8637.





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Threedom Tulip Blend

Colorblends' Tulip Blend Threedom provides a rolling spring display built on three gorgeous orange tulips, each with a different look and bloom time. Planted as a blend, the three tulips flower in sequence in the same garden spot. First up is a soft orange tulip with a large elongated flower that pops against the bare landscape of early spring. Next comes a double tulip, gold flushed with red that reads as fiery orange in the mid-season garden. Finally, an orange lily-flowered tulip takes center stage, its reflexed petals lightly washed in sunset shades of deep rose and a hint of purple. Colorblends is a Connecticut-based flower bulb wholesaler that is known for tulip blends that consistently deliver jaw-dropping spring displays. Colorblends.com sells direct to landscape professionals and home gardeners coast-to-coast. See Colorblends.com or call 1-888-847-8637.


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Trident Tulip Blend

New in 2016: Tulip Blend Trident presents an irresistible mix of tulips in purple, bright pink and pure white. The large-flowered tulips on 22-inch stems are showstoppers in the mid-spring garden or landscape. Colorblends is known for tulip blends that consistently deliver extraordinary spring displays. The Connecticut-based flower bulb wholesaler sells direct to landscape professionals and home gardeners coast-to-coast. See www.colorblends.com or call 1-888-847-8637.


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Trifecta Tulip Blend

Colorblends' Trifecta Tulip Blend is a winning ticket, three drop-dead beauties that bloom in sequence, delivering three waves of color in early, mid and late season. First to bloom are large-flowered, fire engine red tulips. Next up are classic, chalice-shaped hello tulips. Third are lily-flowered tulips in imperial purple. "As the flowering comes in waves, one third at a time, plant the bulbs thickly for best effect," said Tim Schipper of Colorblends, the Connecticut-based flower bulb wholesaler known for tulip blends that consistently deliver jaw-dropping spring displays. Colorblends.com sells direct to landscape professionals and home gardeners coast-to-coast. See Colorblends.com or call 1-888-847-8637.


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Vitamin See Tulip Blend

New in 2016: Tulip Blend Vitamin See is a spring pick-me-up that combines three colorful tulips with very different profiles: a fluffy lemon yellow, a hefty pumpkin orange and, flying above, a lily-like purple. The three tulips are 16-inches to 22-inches tall and bloom in mid-spring. Colorblends is known for tulip blends that consistently deliver extraordinary spring displays. The Connecticut-based flower bulb wholesaler sells direct to landscape professionals and home gardeners coast-to-coast. See www.colorblends.com or call 1-888-847-8637.


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Wildfyre Tulip Blend

New in 2016: In Tulip Blend Wildfyre, Colorblends.com presents "a pair of multiflowered wild tulips that light up the landscape like a four-alarm fire. Space the bulbs closely to create a glowing carpet of spring color." Both tulips are 12-inches tall, low enough and tough enough to stand up to erratic early-mid spring weather. Colorblends is known for tulip blends that consistently deliver extraordinary spring displays. The Connecticut-based flower bulb wholesaler sells direct to landscape professionals and home gardeners coast-to-coast. See www.colorblends.com or call 1-888-847-8637.

Your Imminence

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Your Imminence Tulip Blend

If you want colorful tulip displays next spring, fall is the time to plant them. "In spring, color creates big excitement," says Tim Schipper, a third generation bulb merchant and owner of Colorblends, www.colorblends.com. “For a dramatic display with early spring colors, start by planting a minimum of 100 tulips." Colorblends is a wholesale flower bulb firm serving landcare professionals and home gardeners across the country. For Colorblends' pink-and-purple tulip blend Your Imminence see www.colorblends.com or call 1-888-847-8637.