Tulipa 'Fringed Elegance'
fringed tulip bulbs
- Position: full sun
- Soil: fertile, well-drained soil
- Rate of growth: average
- Flowering period: May
- Flower colour: yellow
- Other features: excellent cut-flowers
- Hardiness: fully hardy
- Bulb size: 12/14
The edges of the rich golden petals look like they have been cut with pinking shears to create a jagged effect on these very showy flowers. They look particularly good when planted alongside traditionally shaped tulips, as their diverse textures will add greater interest. Once the petals start to fall, the purple anthers provide a good colour contrast.
- 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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