5 New Bulb Combinations to Plant This Fall for Spring Color

If you love flowers, you'll adore these colorful combos of spring bulbs. Plant bulbs in fall to get spring displays of daffodils, hyacinths and tulips.

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Tulips, daffodils and hyacinths never go out of style. But they do get a little snazzier and more versatile as breeders and growers make modifications for home gardeners. Colorblends has launched a line of bulb combinations that mix two or more varieties into singular jaw-dropping spring displays. We’ve picked a few of our favorites. 

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Sunshine Boys Daffodils

Zones 3-7

Two bright and bold daffodil favorites are paired up in an extremely durable blend. This early-blooming combo reaches 16 inches tall. They are a good choice if you want deer-resistant bulbs.

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Wildfyre Tulips

Zones 3-7

Melt your yard’s snowy look in even the most unpredictable spring weather with this mega-watt sunrise of a blend. It features two hardy, multiflowered wild tulips. Before planting, read our ultimate guide to spring bulbs

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Vitamin See Tulips

Zones 3-7

Citrusy yellow and orange mingle with grape-colored blooms in a shapely mix featuring fluttery, spiky and rounded edges. Grow in Zones 3 to 7.

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Hyacinth étouffée

Zones 4-7

For an early burst of sweet hyacinth scents, try this stunning group of four pastel colors. They’re bold and brassy at only 10 inches tall.

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Black Tie Tulips

Zones 3-8

This is one of the most elegant spring bulb combinations we’ve ever seen. Deep maroon, nearly black tulips pair with delicate white blooms for a classic look.

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Kirsten Schrader
Kirsten is the executive editor of Birds & Blooms. She's been with the brand in various roles since 2007. She has many favorite birds (it changes with the seasons), but top picks include the red-headed woodpecker, Baltimore oriole and rose-breasted grosbeak. Her bucket list bird is the painted bunting.