What’s New? 10 Flower Bulb Varieties Launched in 2018
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What’s new? 10 flower bulb varieties launched in 2018

Flower Bulb experts are always looking to create and discover new and exciting varieties: Longer stems, bigger blooms, deeper or brighter hues, interesting bloom shapes, hybrids that combine the strengths of two beloved originals, innovative color combinations…the list is endless.

Here at DutchGrown we keep a close eye on what is happening in the world of flower bulbs, so we can offer you the cream of the new crop.

The ten varieties presented below are sure to wow you with their fresh look. They will give your garden a contemporary feel and bring something different to your pots and bouquets.

 

Tulip Rainbow Parrot

THE new tulip for 2018! A colorful stunner with the well-known frilled edges of the parrot tulip variety. This bloom is purple, red, yellow, green, blue ánd orange, making it a feast for the eyes, and an absolute show-stopper in your garden. This beauty is exclusively available at DutchGrown. Pre-order now as quantities are very limited!

Tulip Rainbow Parrot

 

Daffodil Double Star

This big and beautiful double daffodil was cross-bred by one of the best breeders in the Netherlands. Heavy double pure white flowers filled with golden yellow petals are supported by sturdy stems. Double Star has a wonderful fragrance and is great for cut flower purposes. DutchGrown is honored to be the exclusive seller of this narcissus.

Daffodil Double Star

 

Tulip la Belle Epoque

"La Belle Epoque" is the French name for the period around the turn of the nineteenth century. The time of art nouveau and art deco, where both fashion and architecture were heavily influenced by the lines and shapes of nature. This stunning peony-like tulip reflects the esthetic of that golden era and runs the color gamut from copper gold to caramel brown and from salmon apricot to silvery pink. It has a very long blooming time and increases in beauty as it matures. Tulip La Belle Epoque is perfect for bouquets and vases and is often in short supply due to its popularity, so be sure to order quickly!

Tulip La Belle Epoque

 

Tulip Akebono

This tulip looks a bit like a rose. A double Jumbo Darwin hybrid, it is very light yellow with green accents and pencil-thin red edges. Akebono, meaning dawn or daybreak in Japanese, has a faint, sweet fragrance and loves to grow in full sunlight.

Tulip Akebono

 

Crocus Spring Beauty

This pretty and classic crocus sports dark purple flame buds on a pure white petal. When it opens, its insides turn out to have a beautiful soft light-purple glow. Crocus Spring Beauty grows in early spring and will enchant your garden with that first delightful fragrance of the new spring season.

Crocus Spring Beauty

 

Daffodil Peach Cobbler

A beautiful daffodil with layers and layers of frilly peach-and-cream petals. White, cream, apricot, yellow and orange come together to make this a very special and sought-after flower. Peach Cobbler blooms in mid spring and has a delicious scent.

Daffodil Peach Cobbler

 

Allium Graceful Beauty

A beautiful white allium, and an American native to boot. Lots and lots of small flowers make up a big fluffy ball of white flowers with pink to lavender stamens. Easy and undemanding, it blooms in late spring to early summer. Plant Allium Graceful Beauty closely together in large numbers to get the best effect.

Allium Graceful Beauty

 

Daffodil White Explosion

This mid spring flowering, deliciously fragrant daffodil starts its bloom with soft double creamy white flowers. When it matures the color changes to pure white, a stunning sight which will grace your garden for a long time, as this variety is known for its long blooming time. Narcissus White Explosion is a perennial and left undisturbed it will come back year after year.

Daffodil White Explosion

 

Dutch Iris Lion King

The delicate “Lion King” Iris brings wonder and whimsy to your late spring garden. Its dark maroon colors with dark orange and golden yellow contrast make it look like a flock of exotic butterflies have permanently landed in your flower beds. And good news: They are deer resistant.

Dutch Iris Lion King

 

Tulip Clusiana Super Mix

A mix of pretty little miniature tulips, also known as Wildflower tulips. A great characteristic of Clusiana is that they can also grow in warmer areas of the United States, as they don’t necessarily need a cold period. This tulip starts blooming in late spring and will continue all the way to early summer. If you plant them in a sunny spot, they will come back even better next spring.

Tulip Clusiana Super Mix

 

Choose your favorites from the bulbs above and order them now. Plant them this fall and your 2019 spring garden will be a showcase of all the wonders that are possible in the exciting world of bulbs!


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