Spring Break Bulb Collection in large Nantucket basket
Spring Break Bulb Collection in large Nantucket basket

Spring Break Bulb Collection in large Nantucket basket

SKU: S84584
Quick Facts
Common Name: Forced Bulb Collection
Hardiness Zone: 1-13S/W Exposure: Houseplants - High Light
Blooms In: Jan-Feb
Mature Height: 20" Read our Growing Guide
Shipping Details Shipment begins in early January 2024, depending on your zone. See shipping tab for details
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Our Head Gardener loves the lively color combination of these two Triumph Tulips from the “Spryng” series. Deep red tones intermix with pink and creamy white. Adding fragrance for all to enjoy, the Hyacinth ‘Gipsy Queen’ provides a foundation of apricot blossoms with a whimsical paler edge. Our Spring Break Collection includes a total of 28 bulbs sent in our large Nantucket basket, approximately 11¾" wide x 5¾" tall. Ready to begin growing on arrival.




The size of the plants we ship has been selected to reduce the shock of transplanting. For some, this means a large, bareroot crown. Others cannot travel bareroot or transplant best if grown in containers. We ship these perennials and annuals in 1 pint pots, except as noted. We must point out that many perennials will not bloom the first year after planting, but will the following year, amply rewarding your patience. We ship bulbs as dormant, bare bulbs, sometimes with some wood shavings or moss. Shrubs, Roses, vines, and other woody plants may be shipped bareroot or in pots. The size of the pot is noted in the quick facts for each item.


We ship our bulbs and plants at the right time for planting in your area, except as noted, with orders dispatched on a first-come, first-served basis by climate zone. We also ship a wide range of containers and planters, tools, supplies, fertilizers, garden wear, garden decor items, as well as indoor decorations like wreaths and dried bouquets when available. Estimated dates for shipping are indicated in the green Shipping Details box for each item. Please supply a street address for delivery. Kindly contact us with two weeks notice, if you'll be away at the expected time of delivery.


We guarantee to ship plants that are in prime condition for growing. If your order is damaged or fails to meet your expectations, we will cheerfully replace or refund it. Please contact our Customer Service Department at 1-800-503-9624 or email us at [email protected]. Please include your order number or customer number when contacting us.



Average Customer Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars (2 Reviews) Write a Review

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Gorgeous Tulips but little disappointing

I love this and enjoyed the way it's been growing since DAY 1. They started to sprout right after the arrival, the next morning I got the delivery, I could see sprouts coming up! I didn't expect too much, after reading other reviews, but I tried since the picture is SO GORGEOUS.
Well, I have 15 Tulip flowers which is absolutely beautiful and fragrant. Love it. But it's nothing like the picture unfortunately, not even close to 28 bulbs, and no Hyacinth at all. By looking at my own pot, it's pretty. But since this is supposed to be 28 bulbs, it's little disappointing. Not that full gorgeous look like the picture here. But I still love it, and enjoy it a lot. Just wish I had full blooms.

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Not as pictured

I received the item well packaged and the basket is nice - but I did NOT receive anything like 28 bulbs! I count 19 and they all are white tulips with red trim - none are red as in the picture - and there were no hyacinths at all.

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Growing guide

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The bulbs in our forced bulb collections (which may include Crocus, Hyacinths, Iris, Muscari, Narcissus, and Tulips) arrive potted, with a layer of protective packaging material on top. You may discard this packing material. 

Set the pots on a sunny windowsill in a cool room. A nighttime temperature of about 50-55°F, such as is found near a window, is ideal. Water when the potting mix is dry to the touch. We recommend removing the pots from the basket or cachepot before watering. Push any Spanish Moss aside, water the pots thoroughly and let them drain before replacing in the basket. Rearrange the Moss around the leaves.

There is no need to fertilize. Please note that the growth of the bulbs will be slower in a cooler part of the house. Warmer temperatures may speed growth, but can result in weaker flowering stems. Bulbs usually begin blooming 4-5 weeks after arrival.

What you do with your bulbs after they bloom depends on your climate and your inclinations. The bulbs can't be forced to bloom indoors again, but they can be planted outdoors--if they are hardy in your area. (Most of the bulbs in our collections are winter hardy to at least Zone 4 [-30°F]. Narcissus 'Avalanche' is hardy to Zone 6 [-10°F].) Continue to water the bulbs after they bloom and keep them in a sunny window. When the threat of hard frost has passed, plant each bulb with a trowel at a depth equivalent to about three times the bulb's height. Expect 2 or more years to pass before the bulbs bloom again. In our experience, Tulips will rarely bloom again. In fact, we think caring for the bulbs after bloom and planting them out in spring is rarely worth the effort, so we prefer simply to toss the bulbs out after they've finished blooming. However, we know of customers who enjoy the process and don't mind the wait.