Tulipa 'China Pink'
lily flowered tulip bulbs
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This versatile, great garden performer will give you elegant May flowers in satin-pink - to float above shorter dark tulips or underpin tall single lates in darker pink or maroon.
- Position: full sun
- Soil: fertile, well-drained soil
- Rate of growth: average
- Flowering period: early May
- Flower colour: pink
- Other features: excellent cut-flowers
- Hardiness: fully hardy
- Bulb size: 11/12
A recipient of the Award of Garden Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society, it is beautiful and easy to grow. It has a small lily-shaped pink flower which has a lighter base and rim to each petal. Lily-shaped tulips tend to have slim stems that look delicate, but actually are pretty sturdy and upright.
- 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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