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22 pink tulips for a stunning spring garden
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Pink tulips in the garden are a sure sign of spring. There is a fantastically wide variety of shades and shapes available, growing well in a wide range of climates. Let’s look at some of the best varieties of pink tulips for your garden or your next spring floral arrangement.
1. Angelique tulip
The Angelique Tulip is a bell-shaped romantic pink tulip with voluminous layers of soft pink, fragrant petals. These peony-like blooms are among the most popular pink tulip bulbs to plant in the garden (and to purchase as cut flowers for bouquets). Angelique is also one of the most popular double tulips.
Feed the flower bulbs with a high-quality flowering bulb fertilizer in the early spring. In mid to late spring, these flowers stand at 16-18” (40-46 cm) tall and spread out to 3-6” (8-15 cm) wide in the garden. Give your garden a makeover with sensational Angelique Tulips!
2. Pink Impression tulip
The Pink Impression Tulip is a vibrantly-colored pink flower that can withstand tough weather conditions. Pink Impression is one of the tallest plain pink tulips available and is a reliable choice for gardeners and florists. In mid-spring, these flowers stand tall at 24-26” in height and 4-6” wide. Flowers are a whopping 5″ long each!
Pink Impression is one of the most popular tulip varieties (of any color). The tall stems of this Darwin Hybrid tulip cultivar make them perfect for a stately mass planting along a pathway. Give your garden a vibrant makeover with brilliant Pink Impression Tulips!
3. Foxtrot tulip
The Foxtrot Tulip is a gently-cupped flower with various shades of pink and slight white. Many have mistaken these flowers for peonies because of their ruffled petals and sweet fragrance. In mid-spring, these flowers stand 14-16” tall and 3-6” wide in the garden. The naturally short and strong stems make Foxtrot a great variety for indoor forcing (which is even easier if you already dig up and store your tulip bulbs after they flower). The Foxtrot Tulip is a weather-resistant flower that is sure to brighten up any garden!
4. Queensland tulip
The Queensland Tulip is a funnel-shaped flower with pink, fringed petals with serrated edges. In mid-spring, these flowers stand 16-18” tall and 3-6” wide. Add a conversation starter to your spring garden with these ruffled, brilliant pink Queensland Tulips!
5. Silver Parrot tulip
The Silver Parrot Tulip is a feathery, textured creamy pink and white specialty tulip In late spring, these flowers stand at 16-18” tall and 3-6” wide, potentially reaching a whopping 8” in full bloom! Not only does Silver Parrot have beautiful blooms, but this variety also has stunning foliage. The green leaves have crisp white variegated edges that are reminiscent of Francee Hosta foliage. Give your garden a vibrant, ruffly makeover with these Silver Parrot Tulips!
6. Dreamer tulip
Often mistaken for peonies, Dreamer Tulips are peony-like, pale pink flowers built to last on stocky short stems. In early spring, these flowers stand at 12-16” in height and 3-6” inches in width. These unique, hardy flowers can transform any garden into a lush, pink haven.
7. China Town tulip
The China Town Tulip is a funnel-shaped, soft pink flower with pale green streaks and yellow edges. In late spring, these flowers reach 12” in height and 3-6” wide in the garden. Give your garden an exotic touch with hardy China Town Tulips!
8. Salmon Impression tulip
The Salmon Impression Tulip is a large, egg-shaped flower with a salmon-pink hue. In mid to late spring, these flowers stand 22” tall and 3-6” wide. This long-lasting flower will make the perfect vibrant addition to your garden!
9. Bella Blush tulip
The Bella Blush Tulip is an egg-shaped pink flower with tropical shades of pink and apricot. In mid to late spring, these flowers stand 18” tall and 3-6” wide. Give your garden a tropical, warm makeover with Bella Blush Tulips!
10. Parrot Pink Vision tulip
The Parrot Pink Vision Tulip is a feathery vibrant pink flower with parrot-like ruffled petals (read more about parrot tulips). In late spring, these flowers stand at 16-18” tall and 3-6” wide. They are among the most interesting pink spring bulbs for your flower beds. Flaunt your garden with candy-pink Parrot Pink Vision Tulips!
11. Barcelona tulip
The Barcelona Tulip is a bell-shaped flower with Fuschia-pink petals. In mid to late spring, these Triumph Tulips stand 18-20” tall and 3-6” wide. This variety is one of the brightest “hot-pink” tulip varieties available, with petal tips that are almost magenta. Give your garden a vibrant makeover with Barcelona Tulips!
12. Pink Diamond tulip
The Pink Diamond Tulip is a classic-shaped flower with sophisticated pink petals. Often paired with dark Queen of the Night Tulips, these flowers are used for the popular Cotillion Blend (named after the french country dance). The result is a stunning bed of pink and purple tulips. In late spring, these flowers stand at 26-28” tall and 3-6” wide. These tall tulips also have very strong stems, making them perfect for lining exposed walkways and open landscaped areas.
13. Janis Joplin tulip
The Janis Joplin Tulip is an egg-shaped flower with vibrant hues of pink and hot Fuschia purple. In early spring, these pink-violet flowers stand at 14” tall and 3-6” wide. Make your garden the star of the show with Janis Joplin Tulips!
14. Beautytrend tulip
The Beautytrend Tulip is an egg-shaped creamy white tulip flower with bright pink edges. This bicolor flower is a must for an eye-catching spring display. In mid-spring, these flowers stand 20” tall and 3-6” wide. Transform your garden with these vibrant Beautytrend Tulips!
15. Cool Pink Lemonade tulip
The Cool Pink Lemonade Tulip is an egg-shaped flower with soft pink petals and a yellow base. In mid-spring, these flowers reach 20” in height and 3-6” in width. Give your garden a colorful pop with Cool Pink Lemonade Tulips!
16. Don Quichotte tulip
The Don Quichotte Tulip is a classic-shaped flower with large, flirtatious pink petals. In mid-spring, these flowers stand at 18” in height and 3-6” in width. These long-lasting flowers give your garden the dramatic flair it needs to stand out!
17. Graceland tulip
The Graceland Tulip is a bicolor ombre white tulip variety with vibrant pink edges. In mid-spring, these flowers reach 20” in height and 3-6” in width. These striking, vigorous white tulips are sure to brighten up your garden!
18. Royal Pride tulip
The Royal Pride Tulip is a large bell-shaped flower with beautiful rose-to-white petals. In midseason, these flowers reach 22” tall and 3-6” wide. Transform your garden into a royal show-stopper with Royal Pride Tulips!
19. Sweet Sixteen tulip
The Sweet Sixteen Tulip is an egg-shaped, blush-pink flower that resembles a magnolia. These unique flowers are Tulipa fosteriana, a specialty species type of tulip. In early spring, these flowers stand at only 10-12” tall and 3-6” wide, making them perfect for bouquets. Bring your garden to life with vibrant, yet delicate Sweet Sixteen Tulips!
20. Big Brother tulip
The Big Brother Tulip is a large, chalice-shaped flower with hues of salmon-pink, apricot, and pale yellow at its base. In late spring, these flowers stand at a whopping 35-40” tall and 3-6” wide. Give your garden an outstanding, illuminating makeover of late-season spring flowers with Big Brother Tulips!
21. Peppermint Candy tulip
The Peppermint Candy Tulip is an egg-shaped flower with creamy white petals lined with bright pink. In mid-spring, these flowers stand 16-18” tall and 3-6” wide. Peppermint Candy is also a very unique variety, not fitting into any of the more popular types of tulips, and is generally classed as a Triumph Tulip.
22. Cosmopolitan tulip
The Cosmopolitan is a very popular long-stemmed pink tulip. The flowers are a bold bright pink shade that tends to bloom in early-mid spring on strong flower stems. These healthy flowers grow from large-sized bulbs and can perennialize well if planted deeply in well-drained soil, even in warmer hardiness zones. Cosmopolitan is quickly becoming a sought-after Darwin Hybrid variety!