Tulipa 'Exotic Emperor'

fosteriana tulip bulbs

21 bulbs £9.99 Email me when in stock
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  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: fertile, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: April
  • Flower colour: yellowish cream and green
  • Other features: excellent cut-flowers
  • Hardiness: fully hardy
  • Bulb size: 11/12

    These large, beautifully shaped flowers really look great when planted in bold clumps. The flowers emerge from somewhat twisted green buds (which have a charm all of their own) to reveal lots of green-flushed, creamy yellow coloured petals. Choose this one if you want early double flowers, which will help extend the bedding display.

  • 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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Stunning tulips they are very showy and strong.

By Loobylou

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  • Accurate Instructions
  • Attractive
  • Fragrant
  • Hardy
  • Healthy
  • Lightweight
  • Versatile

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    Best Uses

    • Garden
    • Outdoors
    • Patio

    Comments about Tulipa 'Exotic Emperor':

    These tulips look lovely in my green and white border the tulip is strong in stature and look really stunning

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