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21 pink tulips

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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 spring floral arrangement.

Pink tulips - angelique variety
Angelique tulips

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.

Pink impression tulips
Pink impression 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. The 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.

Foxtrot tulips
Foxtrot 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 plant’s naturally short and strong stems make Foxtrot a great variety for indoor forcing (which is even easier if you dig up and store your tulip bulbs after they flower).

Queensland fringed

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 that’s also great as a cut flower.

Silver parrot tulip
Silver parrot tulip

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.

6. Dreamer tulip

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 the 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.

Pink tulips

8. Salmon Impression tulip

The Salmon Impression Tulip is a large, egg-shaped flower with a salmon-pink hue. These flowers stand 22” tall and 3-6” wide in mid to late spring. 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.

Pink parrot tulip
Pink parrot tulip

10. Parrot Pink Vision tulip

The Parrot Pink Vision tulip is a feathery vibrant pink flower with parrot-like ruffled petals. 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.

Pink 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. In late spring, these flowers stand at 26-28” tall and 3-6” wide. These tall tulips also have strong stems, 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.

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.

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.

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!

Pink tulips

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.

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.

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.

Pink 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.

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.

Pink tulips

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 pink tulip plants
Pink parrot tulip
Mary Jane Duford
Mary Jane Duford

Mary Jane Duford is a quintessential Canadian gardener. An engineer by trade, she tends to an ever-expanding collection of plants. In her world, laughter blooms as freely as her flowers, and every plant is raised with a dash of Canadian grit.

Mary Jane is a certified Master Gardener and also holds a Permaculture Design Certificate. She's also a proud mom of three, teaching her little sprouts the crucial difference between a garden friend and foe.

When she's not playing in the dirt, Mary Jane revels in her love for Taylor Swift, Gilmore Girls, ice hockey, and the surprisingly soothing sounds of bluegrass covers of classic hip-hop songs. She invites you to join her garden party, a place where you can share in the joy of growing and where every day is a new opportunity to find the perfect spot for yet another plant.

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