Tulip - Double Early - Monte Carlo
The Tulip 'Monte Carlo', 'Tulipa double early', is a fall planted bulb. An aristocrat of the double blooming Tulips, the pride of Dutch gardens will be yours for weeks with these abundantly beautiful petals. Lush rich jewel tones of golden yellow for a high impact eye pleaser. They multiply and flourish profusely. Monte Carlo will bring sunshine to your garden. As their name implies, double early tulips bloom early in the season with long-lasting, rose-like double flowers which open flat in the full sun. When planted in a compact group, these short-stemmed tulips develop into a magnificent carpet of color. Combine them with early daffodils and hyacinths for a wonderful welcome to spring. These tulips bloom in early spring for a 3 week period.
For the best effects, plant the bulbs in clusters of 5 to 15 bulbs of one variety, or scatter clusters throughout the garden or flower border. Tulips do best in well-drained soil. It is advisable not to plant tulips in the same location in the garden year after year. If possible, plant in a somewhat sheltered location. Tulips are excellent for mass planting, rock gardens, containers and borders.
|Family||Tulipa double early 'Monte Carlo'|
|Mature Height||10 - 12 inches|
|Moisture||Average, Well Drained|
|Mature Form||Upright, Spikes|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun - Partial Sun|
|Bulb Spacing||5 inches|