Tulip 'Spring Green' & Wallflower 'Sunset Primrose'

Whether it’s in the garden, or in a pot on your doorstep, tulips and wallflowers make a marvellous combination. More
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Tulip ‘Spring Green’ and Wallflower ‘Sunset Primrose’ make the perfect fresh and clean combo in the border or a pot.

Whether it’s in the garden, or in a pot on your doorstep, tulips and wallflowers make a marvellous combination.

This collection contains:
Genus Cheiranthus, Tulipa
Variety Spring Green, Sunset Primrose
Type Hardy Biennial (grown as a Hardy Annual), Hardy perennial bulb
Common Name Wallflower, Tulip
Border Position Container, Front, Middle
Soil Type Fertile, Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 40cm (16in)
Spacing 25-30cm (10-12in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Plant your wallflowers as soon as they arrive, 25-30cm (10-12in) apart and then in November slot the tulip bulbs (pointy end up using a long-handled bulb planter) all through them to a depth of 15-20cm (6-8in).
Care Tips Don't plant tulip bulbs until the cold weather has set in – this helps wipe out viral and fungal diseases. Leave the browning foliage on your tulips until every leaf has died right down – this allows the bulb to store more food and increases the chances of good flowering the following year.
Flowering March - May
Vase Life Tulips make supreme cut flowers. Strip the bottom leaves, tie the stems in paper to hold the stems ram-rod straight and leave to drink for at least 3 hours – or overnight. This helps keep the stems straight, but tulips do continue to grow after picking so curves may appear.
Harvesting Flower production: 2 months.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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Tulip 'Spring Green' & Wallflower 'Sunset Primrose' reviews

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Gorgeous combination.

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Reviewed 13th May 2018 by Linda Sharpe

All ten of these lovely tulips came up and flowered for several weeks, much longer than I expected, and looked so nice with the pale sunflowers growing beneath them. I planted them near a pathway and received so many positive comments, and have enjoyed them everytime I walk up and down my path!