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Tulip Bulb Planting Guide

Gardeners have been smitten by the simple, elegant beauty of Tulips for hundreds of years, and with spectacular new varieties emerging all the time, there's no sign of them stopping! These brightly colored blooms illuminate in early spring and are perfect for both container and ground plantings. Not to mention, they add stunning sophistication and whimsy to cut arrangements. Read on for all of our tips and tricks on how to plant and care for Tulips.

Success Snapshot

PLANTING
DEPTH

Hybrids: 6-7" or 3x bulb height.
Species: 4-5".

WATER
QUANTITY

Moderate with growth

SUNLIGHT
QUANTITY

Full Sun

PLANTING
PROXIMITY

4-5" Apart

BLOOM
SEASON

Spring

HARDINESS
ZONES

Zones 3-8