Add sizzle to the late-spring garden with this multi-hued beauty. Each year, you'll be treated to a color show like no other as the classic cup-shaped blooms appear in a shades of golden yellow and light red together. And El Niño's unique "broken color" pattern ensures that each and every bloom is totally unique. Lovely in a sunny border. Fantastic in cut-flower arrangements, too. Their straight, sturdy stems grow to 28" tall in full sun. Zones 3-8. Tulipa 'El Niño'
Thanks to the 'Tulipomania' phenomenon that held Holland in thrall in the 17th century, many varieties of tulip were cultivated for showcasing in gardens both grand and small. Tulips that bore unique broken color patterns were very highly prized during that period. Their popularity has only grown over the centuries, making these unique tulips greatly sought after, even in today's market. Plant these Dutch flower bulbs in groups for a dazzling presentation of bright color and unique beauty. Decorators love them, too! They make an eye-catching addition to bouquets and indoor arrangements.