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Orange Emperor Tulip
- Light: Sun to Part Shade
- Size: 12+ cm bulb
- Zone: 3 to 8
- Bloom Time: Early Spring
- Height: 15–16"
- Soil Requirement: Well drained
- SKU: 67445
- Availability: In Stock
For each offer ordered, get 9Liven up your garden with Orange Emperor Tulips. These luxurious flowers offer a bright, bold colour from early to mid spring. With blooms up to 10 inches in size, you will delight in the vibrant hues and classic tulip shape. With orange sherbet coloured petals and a soft yellow base, these spring flowering bulbs will quickly be one of the main focal points of your spring garden.
Tulipa Fosteriana 'orange emperor' offers the best results when they are planted in the fall in full sun or partial shade. Plant your Dutch sourced Orange Emperor tulip bulbs 6 inches deep and 3 to 6 inches apart in well drained loamy, clay or sandy soil. These hardy flowers stand 15 to 16 inches tall and produce massive 10-inch blooms in early to mid spring. These beautiful perennial flowers are hardy in zones 3 through 8 and will return to your garden year after year.
These spring flowering bulbs create a dramatic effect in any garden, especially when paired with tulips of other colours. Create a tulip cutting garden or line walkways and borders with these beauties. Tulips also make great container flowers; combine them with daffodils and hyacinth to enhance your deck or patio. Bring a touch of elegance and beauty to your yard with Orange Emperor tulips.
- Botanical Name Tulipa fosteriana 'Orange Emperor'
- Form Perennial
- Hardiness Zone 3-8
- Flowering Time Early Spring
- Light Requirements Full Sun, Partial Shade
- Flower Color Orange with a pale yellow base
- Flower Form 10" wide when fully opened upright, double, bell or funnel shaped.
- Foliage Type Gray-green, linear or broadly ovate.
- Growth Rate Medium
- Zones 3 to 8
- Height/Habit 15–16"
- 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 Fall Shipping Schedule|
|1AB-7A||8/13/18 - 10/26/18|
|7B-13B||8/22/18 - 10/26/18|
|Last Order Date||10/15/18|
|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|
|2019 Spring Shipping Schedule|
|ZONES||Bareroot Perennials & Bulbs|
|1AB - 5A||3/19/19- 6/16/19|
|5B||2/26/19 - 6/16/19|
|6A & 10AB||2/19/19 - 6/16/19|
|Last Order Date||6/18/2019|
|1AB - 5A||4/16/19- 6/1/19|
|5A||4/12/19 - 6/1/19|
|5B||3/19/19 - 6/1/19|
|6A & 6B||3/5/19 - 6/1/19|
|7A & 7B||2/26/19 - 6/1/19|
|8A & 8B||2/19/19 - 6/1/19|
|9A - 10B||1/22/19 - 6/1/19|
|Last Order Date||5/28/2019|
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.
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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|