4 Terrific Tulips for a Pale Backdrop6th December 2014 • Stephanie's Blog • Stephanie Donaldson
Tulips look wonderful weaving through borders or massed in pots, but they can also amazing against a contrasting background. My own house is off-white weatherboarding with pea green windows and doors, so dark colours are the order of the day here. I’ve mixed all the bulbs together for a random effect and the different heights will allow all the blooms to strut their stuff.
- Black Hero – maroon black double late, flowering May, 60cm tall
- China Pink – sugary pink lily-flowered, flowering April-May, 35-40cm tall
- Recreado – deep purple single late, flowering April-May, 45cm tall
- Ronaldo – deep maroon purple triumph type, flowering April-May – 40cm tall