Tulips require planning. I missed last year’s bulb planting, but this fall I’m willing and ready. Here are ten favorites you can still order in November. Which is your favorite?
Above: British gardening writer Sarah Raven grows ‘Menton’ tulip in her cutting garden; she uses it in spring bouquets; the garden designer sells it as well; £6.50 for 15 bulbs. Photograph by Kendra Wilson.
For more, DIY: A Spring Bouquet With Sarah Raven.
Above: ‘Prinses Irene’ is a fragrant tulip in orange with purple flames; $11.95 for a dozen bulbs from White Flower Farm. In the UK, Tulipa ‘Prinses Irene’ bulbs are £2 for ten from Crocus. Photograph via Crocus.
Above: The ‘Tarda’ has a yellow center and white tips; $5.95 for a pack of ten bulbs from Easy to Grow Bulbs. In the UK 15 Tulip Dasystemon Tarda bulbs are £2.25 from Farmer Gracy. Photograph via Farmer Gracy.
Planning your spring garden? For more inspiration, see: