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Halley's Comet Jumbo Perennial Tulip
- Light: Sun to Part Shade
- Size: 14+ cm bulb
- Zone: 3 to 8
- Bloom Time: Mid Spring
- Height: 22-24"
- Soil Requirement: Well drained
- SKU: 82101
- Availability: In Stock
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Exploding into bloom in mid spring, Halley's Comet Jumbo Perennial Tulip is unique among tulip varieties. Long-lived and hardy, this Dutch variety comes back bigger and stronger each season. It is everything you want in a perennial: bright, beautiful blooms on tall, sturdy stems proliferate in your garden or along your walkway, season after season. This reliable, robust tulip makes its appearance in a brilliant sunburst of yellow and red.
Halley's Comet jumbo perennial tulips thrive in full to half sun in Zones 3 to 8. Plant these Dutch-sourced darwin hybrid tulip bulbs in the fall, about 9 inches deep and 6 inches apart in well-drained clay, loamy or sandy soil. Then sit back and wait for the show. In mid spring, these fiery beauties burst into bloom, presenting bold classic cup shaped flowers atop 22- to 24-inch stems. Vigorous growers, they will increase in beauty every year.
Like its famous namesake, Halley's Comet jumbo perennial tulips offer a magnificent display. Their mid spring bloom time and height make them an excellent transitional tulip. Use them to create a stunning backdrop to rows of shorter crimson, gold or white tulips. Line borders and walkways with these bright, sunny beauties or add them to containers with hyacinth and daffodils. Light up your garden for years to come with these perennial tulip bulbs.
- Botanical Name Tulipa darwinhybrid 'Oxford's Elite'
- Form Perennial
- Hardiness Zone 3-8
- Flowering Time Mid Spring
- Light Requirements Full Sun, Partial Shade
- Flower Color Yellow with flashed of deep red
- Flower Form Upright, double, bell or funnel shaped.
- Foliage Type Gray-green, linear or broadly ovate
- Growth Rate Medium
- Zones 3 to 8
- Height/Habit 22-24"
- Spread 3 - 6 inches
- Planting Instructions 6" deep and 3 - 6" apart
- Soil Requirements Well drained
- Will Tolerate Acidic Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
- Pruning Only dead heading. It is important to let the foliage mature and die down naturally, do not cut back. Next year's bloom is being developed
Breck's Shipping Schedule
We will pack and ship your order based on the following schedule.
|2018 Spring Shipping Schedule|
|ZONES||Bareroot Perennials & Bulbs|
|1AB - 5A||3/19/18- 6/16/18|
|5B||2/26/18 - 6/16/18|
|6A & 10AB||2/19/18 - 6/16/18|
|Last Order Date||6/11/2018|
|1AB - 5A||4/16/18- 6/1/18|
|5A||4/12/18 - 6/1/18|
|5B||3/19/18 - 6/1/18|
|6A & 6B||3/5/18 - 6/1/18|
|7A & 7B||2/26/18 - 6/1/18|
|8A & 8B||2/19/18 - 6/1/18|
|9A - 10B||1/22/18 - 6/1/18|
|Last Order Date||5/28/2018|
|2018 Fall Shipping Schedule|
|1AB-7A||8/15/18 - 10/28/18|
|7B-13B||8/22/18 - 10/28/18|
|Last Order Date||10/16/18|
|ZONES||Bulbs from Holland|
|1AB-5AB||8/15/18 - 12/16/18|
|6AB-7AB||8/22/18 - 12/16/18|
|8AB-13AB||8/29/18 - 12/16/18|
|Last Order Date||12/12/2018|
|1AB-13B||9/6/18 - 12/16/18|
|Last Order Date||12/12/2018|
The type of product you order or the weather in our area or your area may affect the anticipated shipping schedule above.
Based on the contents of your order we always strive to ship your order complete, and as early as possible in the planting season to allow for the best root development once planted.
To promote optimum stress protection in transit and your success in the garden, bareroot perennials are kept in the ground in our nurseries until fully dormant. In the Fall these plants tend to arrive at the later end of the shipping window above.
In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to delivery your orders via the USPS or FedEx. Large orders may be shippied in more than one package.
Bulb and perennial shipments direct from Holland are harvested in July and August dependent on the season and crop. Once fully inspected and packaged they are shippied direct to you in the most efficient manner to follow the dates above.
Upon placing your order you will receive an email confirmation with the details of your order and a delivery estimate.
You will also receive an email notification when your order actually ships with an updated arrival estimate.
At any time after you place your order you can check your order status on our website using your email or the account number found in your order confirmation email.
Gift Certificates are shipped immediately.
If they are in stock, Garden Essentials ship within 4-7 days.
Please note that we cannot ship outside the 48 contiguous states.
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Our shipping and handling charges are as follows:
|Up to $40.00 order-||$9.95|
|$40.01 to $60.00-||$12.95|
|$60.01 to $80.00-||$14.95|
|$80.01 to $100.00-||$16.95|
|$100.01 to over-||$18.95|