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

vitamin see tulipsVia colorblends.com

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 has more than 15 years of experience writing and editing birding and gardening content. As content director of Birds & Blooms, she leads the team of editors and freelance writers sharing tried-and-true advice for nature enthusiasts who love to garden and feed birds in their backyards. Since joining Birds & Blooms 17 years ago, Kirsten has held roles in digital and print, editing direct-to-consumer books, running as many as five magazines as a time and managing special interest publications. Kirsten has traveled to see amazing North American birds, and attended various festivals, including Sedona Hummingbird Festival, Rio Grande Bird Festival, The Biggest Week in American Birding Festival and Cape May Spring Festival. She has also witnessed the epic sandhill crane migration while on a photography workshop trip to Colorado. Kirsten has participated in several GardenComm and Outdoor Writers Association of America annual conferences and is a member of the Wisconsin Society for Ornithology. When she's not researching, writing and editing all things birding and gardening, Kirsten is enjoying the outdoors with her nature-loving family. She and her husband are slowly chipping away at making their small acreage the backyard of their dreams.