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Muscari River CollectionGrape HyacinthMuscari armeniacum, Tulip 'Red Riding Hood', Tulip 'Stresa'

Hardy Bulb

What is Hardy Bulb?
Plant that grows from an underground storage organ.
Generally supplied in a dormant condition with no top growth.
Capable of withstanding outdoor winter temperatures down to -15C.

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A professional Spring display in one collection

Low maintenance, and easy to grow

Ideal for edging pathways and borders or meandering through rockeries.

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Height Up to 45cm (18in)
Spread Up to 20cm (8in)

Hardy Bulb

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A meandering river of rich blue Muscari flowers is a magical sight in Spring. Banks of red and gold tulips create the perfect contrast for a truly professional looking display. These hardy bulbs will return year after year, with very little maintenance. The Muscari River Collection is a great value way to ‘get the look’ in your own garden. Perfect for making a statement in the front garden, edging pathways or trickling through rockeries and the front of borders.

  • Muscari River Collection contains:
  • Muscari americanum - Dainty yet intensely coloured, cobalt blue blooms are produced in grape-like clusters atop elegant stems in mid to late spring. Height: 20cm (8"). Spread: 5cm (2").
  • Tulip Red Riding Hood - Cardinal-red, double blooms and distinctive, red striped foliage. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 15cm (6").
  • Tulip Stresa - Enchanting gold and red bicolour blooms, and a short, compact habit. Height: 25cm (10"). Spread: 15cm (6").

1 large collection - 202 bulbs (170 Muscari americanum, 16 Tulip Red Riding Hood & 16 Tulip Stresa bulbs) (KB1657)
1 small collection - 101 bulbs (85 Muscari americanum, 8 Tulip Red Riding Hood & 8 Tulip Stresa bulbs) (KB1656)

How to Grow
For the best effect, plant bulbs in large groups. Grape hyacinth and Tulip plants prefer a sunny or semi-shaded position in moist, well drained, fertile soil that is rich in organic matter. Add plenty of well rotted manure or garden compost to the soil prior to planting to improve less than ideal soils. Plant Muscari bulbs at a depth of 10cm (4") and a distance of 5cm (2") apart. Plant Tulips at a depth of 15cm (6") and at a distance of 13cm (5") apart.
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Allow the foliage of to die back naturally as this will help to feed the bulbs for the following year. Overcrowded clumps can be lifted and divided in summer while the bulbs are dormant.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £2.99.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £5.99.

Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £6.99 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.

Large items may incur a higher delivery charge - this will be displayed in your shopping basket.

Please see our Delivery page for further details, and more information on different charges that may apply to certain destinations.

For more information on how we send your plants please visit our Helpful Guide on plant sizes.

Thompson & Morgan strives to ensure that all its plants are delivered to you in the perfect condition for planting. Sadly, the time it takes to deliver to certain locations in the UK means that we can't guarantee this, so regretfully we are unable to ship live plants to the following areas: HS, IV41-IV49, IV51, IV55-56, KW15-KW17, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-PA78, PA80, PH40-PH44, TR21-TR24, ZE1-ZE3

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