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Tulip, ‘Mickey Mouse’

Tulip, ‘Mickey Mouse’ is such a bold cutie. The striking golden petals are painted with glorious, red flames running up the length of each petal. Its warm colors and cute size attract a lot of attention in the garden. The blooms are attractive in the garden and make great bouquets combined with other tulips. This luscious tulip is most effective planted in beds, borders or low walls where you can see a whole group of blossoms. Its moderate height makes it a good choice for forcing indoors, and it makes a dramatic show when planted in large numbers in early spring beds. You’re sure to enjoy ‘Mickey Mouse’ tulip!

Single Early Tulips: As their name suggests, these tulips bloom early in the season. In addition to their early appearance, they have several other attractive qualities. Single early tulips are known for having very strong stems. This means that they will stand up extremely well to wind and rain. Single early tulips also have sturdy flowers with a very distinct shape. They are constructed of six petals that are usually pointed at the tip. These tulips are very suited to flower containers, they are excellent for rock gardens, beds, and borders. They are available in many different colors, both jewel tones, and pastels. Many cultivars are good for indoor forcing.

Plant Details +

Height 12-14"
Spacing 5"
Hardiness Zones 3-8
Exposure Full Sun-Partial Shade
Foliage Green
Flower Red and Yellow
Bloomtime Early-Mid Spring

Planting/Care Instructions +

Planting Instructions: The product should be planted immediately after received in the fall. In extremely warm climates, plant when the ground cools. You may plant earlier or later as long as the ground is not too warm or frozen. 1. Dig a hole 3-4 inches deep or two times the height of the bulb. 2. Set the bulbs firmly in place, with the pointed ends facing upward. 3. Cover the bulbs with soil and water thoroughly. Grow in sun in informal groupings of 5 or more bulbs. Plant bulbs in fall 3-4 inches deep or about two times the height of the bulb and 5" apart in well-drained soil with plenty of humus. Remove old flowers leaving as much stem and foliage as possible until they die down. Plant bulbs in containers with soil and cool at 40° for 15 weeks. Follow these easy to grow tips.