|Prinses Irene - this sport of 'Couleur Cardinal' has the unusual coloration of bright orange with purple flames; makes a great 'color echo' with 'Jolly Joker' pansies; fragrant, Rembrandt-type; 1949; 12"-14".|
The peacocks and parrots of the bulb world, tulips offer are more sizes, shapes and colors than you can imagine for any type of garden design scheme. Divided into 15 divisions usually depending on shape, bloom time or heritage.Plant 4x their height deep (8"-10" for regular sized tulips; 4"-6" for small tulips); 12+cm bulbs unless otherwise noted. TRIUMPH TULIPS are defined by the RGBA as: "Single flowered cultivars, stem of medium length, midseason flowering. Original the result of hybridization between cultivars of the Single Early Group and the Single Late Group." Widest range of colors and heights; Note: approximately 10% of all tulips produced are purchased for outdoor garden use. Since 90% of the market is being used for pot culture, naturally, that's also where most of the hybridizing efforts and production dollars are being spent. Triumph tulips are used mainlyfor forcing and is, therefore, the largest group of tulips available; very showy but generally not as perennial.
Tulipa - Prinses Irene