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Colorblends.com: What's New for Fall 2019

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For gardeners and landscape pros looking to choose flower bulbs they can plant this fall with confidence, Colorblends offers seriously stylish bulb blends that come pre-mixed to deliver fool-proof, car-stopping spring displays. Why guess which tulips bloom best together? Select smart combinations designed (and pre-tested) by specialists to bloom beautifully together or in close succession.

Connecticut-based Colorblends is a flower bulb wholesaler that sells direct to landscape professionals and home gardeners nationwide, with a minimum order of $60. For Fall 2019, their exclusive lineup includes 89 tulip blends, 13 daffodil blends, four hyacinth blends, three crocus blends, one grape hyacinth blend and a woodland blend. In addition, a full range of individual varieties is offered.

New for Fall Planting 2019

  • 6 Colorblends Tulip Blends, for spectacular spring color and extended bloom
  • 3 daffodils, exceptional new white varieties for early-mid and midseason bloom
  • 2 amaryllis, with very different takes on white and red

Colorblends Tulip Blend Apples to Oranges™
New for Fall 2019 – Colorblends Tulip Blend Apples to Oranges™ brings big color to the early-mid season. Its fire engine red and pumpkin-orange tulips are radiant in the landscape. "The more subdued shade of orange is unexpected with brilliant red, yet the combination hits exactly the right note," says Colorblends horticulturist Christian Curless. Details: height 12-14 inches, bloom time Early-Mid, plant in well-drained soil in full sunlight, USDA Zones 3-7 (prechill 7b-10). Connecticut-based Colorblends Wholesale Flowerbulbs sells direct to landscape professionals and home gardeners coast-to-coast, with a minimum order of $60. See colorblends.com or call 1-888-847-8637.


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Colorblends Tulip Blend Beaujolais™
New for Fall 2019 – Colorblends Tulip Blend Beaujolais™ features five varieties of single and semi-double tulips. All bloom beautifully together or in close succession in mid-late season. With tulips in soft pink, mauve, nearly magenta, white and butter-cream flushed with pink, the collective mood is deliciously light-bodied. In afternoon sun, the flowers spread their petals luxuriantly. This sophisticated mix is designed for mass plantings and is sold in increments of 500 bulbs. Detail: height 16-22 inches, bloom time Mid-Late, plant in well-drained soil in full sunlight, USDA Zones 3-7 (prechill 7b-10). Connecticut-based Colorblends Wholesale Flowerbulbs sells direct to landscape professionals and home gardeners coast-to-coast, with a minimum order of $60. See colorblends.com or call 1-888-847-8637.


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Colorblends Tulip Blend Bunny Hop™
New for Fall 2019 – With its bright spring colors – white, yellow and purple – Colorblends Tulip Blend Bunny Hop™ is a crowd-pleaser. It features six varieties of tulips selected to bloom beautifully together in mid-late season, or in close succession. Among them are single, lily-flowered and double types. The exuberant blend is designed for mass plantings and is sold in increments of 600 bulbs. Details: height 16-24 inches, bloom time Mid-Late, plant in well-drained soil in full sunlight, USDA Zones 3-7 (prechill 7b-10). Connecticut-based Colorblends Wholesale Flowerbulbs sells direct to landscape professionals and home gardeners coast-to-coast, with a minimum order of $60. See colorblends.com or call 1-888-847-8637.


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Colorblends Tulip Blend Diamond Touch™
New for Fall 2019 – With three double tulips in shades of amethyst, deep rose and sparkling white, Colorblends Tulip Blend Diamond Touch™ offers a cool, calming choice for the mid-late season. "Bold hues are prized after a long winter, but even a color-hungry eye appreciates a cool respite," says Colorblends horticulturist Christian Curless. Details: height 16-18 inches, bloom time Mid-Late, plant in well-drained soil in full sunlight, USDA Zones 3-7 (prechill 7b-10). Connecticut-based Colorblends Wholesale Flowerbulbs sells direct to landscape professionals and home gardeners coast-to-coast, with a minimum order of $60. See colorblends.com or call 1-888-847-8637.


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Colorblends Tulip Blend Riesling™
New for Fall 2019 – Colorblends Tulip Blend Riesling™ features five white and yellow varieties, all late-flowering types selected to bloom beautifully together, or in close succession. Four are perfectly chalice shaped, variously clear bright yellow or white. The fifth variety is a smaller, white lily-flowered type with slim, reflexed petals. The blend is designed for mass plantings and is sold in increments of 500 bulbs. Details: height 16-22 inches, bloom time Late, plant in well-drained soil and full sunlight, USDA Zones 3-7 (prechill 7b-10). Connecticut-based Colorblends Wholesale Flowerbulbs sells direct to landscape professionals and home gardeners coast-to-coast, with a minimum order of $60. See colorblends.com or call 1-888-847-8637.


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Colorblends Tulip Blend Twister™
New for Fall 2019 – Colorblends Tulip Blend Twister™ combines three, goblet-shaped tulips in clear red, yellow and white. The cheery mix blooms beautifully together in late season. Details: height 16-22 inches, bloom time Late, plant in well-drained soil and full sunlight, USDA Zones 3-7 (prechill 7b-10). Connecticut-based Colorblends Wholesale Flowerbulbs sells direct to landscape professionals and home gardeners coast-to-coast, with a minimum order of $60. See colorblends.com or call 1-888-847-8637.


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Narcissus 'Frosty Snow'
New for Fall 2019Narcissus 'Frosty Snow' is an especially charming white daffodil with a soupçon of mystery. When the flower opens, its rounded white petals surround a broad yellow cup with ruffled edges. As the days pass, the yellow retreats. Where before it fully covered the cup, the yellow now merely rims the edges, then vanishes entirely. It blooms in early-mid season. Details: height 16-18, bloom time Early-Mid, plant in well-drained soil in full sunlight, USDA Zones 3-7, Western Zone to 9. Connecticut-based Colorblends Wholesale Flowerbulbs sells direct to landscape professionals and home gardeners coast-to-coast, with a minimum order of $60. See colorblends.com or call 1-888-847-8637.


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Narcissus 'Snowboard'
New for Fall 2019Narcissus 'Snowboard' is a late-blooming white daffodil with an elegant, understated look. The flower has a long fluted cup and pretty petals shaped like guitar picks. In the garden, its late bloom and broad face make it an excellent companion for midseason tulips. Details: height 14-16, bloom time Mid, plant in well-drained soil in full sunlight, USDA Zones 3-7, Western Zone to 9. Connecticut-based Colorblends Wholesale Flowerbulbs sells bulbs direct to landscape professionals and home gardeners coast-to-coast, with a minimum order of $60. See colorblends.com or call 1-888-847-8637.


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Narcissus 'Watch Up'
New for Fall 2019Narcissus 'Watch Up' is a terrific landscape daffodil with large flowers and long, strong stems. When the white-petaled flower opens in early-mid season, its pronounced cup is a lovely soft yellow. Over time, the cup color evolves, paling from yellow to creamy white. "'Watch Up' is an exciting candidate for mass plantings as its up-facing flower, dramatic profile and height make it highly visible from afar, while the varied cup color adds another layer of depth and interest," says Christian Curless, horticulturist for colorblends.com. Detail: height 18-20 inches; bloom time Early-Mid, plant in well-drained soil in full sunlight, USDA Zones 3-8, Western Zone to 9. Connecticut-based Colorblends Wholesale Flowerbulbs sells bulbs direct to landscape professionals and home gardeners coast-to-coast, with a minimum order of $60. See colorblends.com or call 1-888-847-8637.


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Amaryllis 'Stardust'
New for Fall 2019 – Amaryllis 'Stardust' offers a fresh take on red and white, with large white blossoms dusted in brilliant scarlet. The petal edges are more densely outlined in color, an effect called picotee in horticulture. Overall height is 18-22 inches. Amaryllis bulbs are purchased in fall for growing indoors as flamboyant winter houseplants. Connecticut-based Colorblends Wholesale Flowerbulbs sells bulbs direct to landscape professionals and home gardeners coast-to-coast, with a minimum order of $60. See colorblends.com or call 1-888-847-8637.


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Amaryllis 'Winter Delight'
New for Fall 2019 – Expect sighs of contentment when Amaryllis 'Winter Delight' blooms in midwinter. Its enormous red-and-white flowers are fully seven inches across! There's a softness to the off-white petals striated in red. Overall height is 18-22 inches. Amaryllis bulbs are purchased in fall for growing indoors as flamboyant winter houseplants. Connecticut-based Colorblends Wholesale Flowerbulbs sells bulbs direct to landscape professionals and home gardeners coast-to-coast, with a minimum order of $60. See colorblends.com or call 1-888-847-8637.


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