For later-blooming flowers with ornamental foliage, try Tulipa ‘Carnaval de Nice’. It has grayish green foliage finely outlined in white and fragrant white-and-burgundy-feathered blooms. Its flower patterns and height are variable (ranging from 16 to 20 inches tall) but always eye-catching.
Noteworthy CharacteristicsThis tulip is from the Double Late Group, the tulip division of cultivars with peony flowers and long stems.
- Genus : Tulipa
- Plant Height : 1 to 3 feet
- Zones : 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
- Plant Type : Bulbs
- Uses : Containers
- Light : Full Sun to Partial Shade
- Bloom Time : Late Spring, Spring
- Maintenance : Low
- Moisture : Medium Moisture
- Growth Rate : Moderate
- Flower Color : Red, White
- Characteristics : Showy Foliage
- Plant Seasonal Interest : Spring Interest
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