triumph tulip bulbs
A power-packed, eye-catching tulip with egg-shaped blooms in April - silver-green at the base but developing into deep purple-pink goblets held on strong stems.
- Position: full sun
- Soil: fertile, well-drained soil
- Rate of growth: average
- Flowering period: May
- Flower colour: hot pink
- Other features: excellent cut-flowers
- Hardiness: fully hardy
- Bulb size: 12/14
A very conventionally shaped flower for a tulip, but it has outstandingly vibrant colour that makes it a real show-off. The stems are sturdy making them ideal for windy or exposed spots, and the flowers are quite long lasting. If you want a really daramtic show, mix them with strong purples or reds, or tone them down with softer pinks.
- Garden care:In September to December plant bulbs 15-20cm deep and 10-15cm apart in fertile, well-drained soil. Alternatively, allow 7-9 bulbs per 30cm sq. After flowering dead-head and apply a balanced liquid fertiliser each week for the first month. Once the foliage has died down naturally lift the bulbs and store in a cool greenhouse.
- Harmful if eaten/may cause skin allergy
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