Sentence Examples


  • After planting the space between the rows of tulips may be planted with such plants as forget-me-nots, wallflowers, silenes, violas, double white arabis, polyanthuses, &c., to obtain beautiful colour combinations in spring.
  • Tulips are readily raised from seeds, and the seedlings when they first flower (after about 7 years cultivation) are of one colour - that is, they are self-coloured.
  • Tulips flourish in any good garden soil that has been deeply dug or trenched and manured the previous season.
  • Tulips are usually increased by offsets, which most varieties produce in fairly large numbers.
  • North of Haarlem to twice that distance south, hyacinths, tulips, narcissus and crocuses being the flowers chiefly cultivated.