viridiflora tulip ( syn Greenland ) bulbs
- Position: full sun or partial shade
- Soil: well-drained, fertile soil
- Flowering period: April to May
- Other features: perfect for cut flower displays
- Hardiness: fully hardy
- Bulb size: 11/12
Semi-fluted green-flushed pink flowers top stout, upright stems in late spring, creating a very pretty contrast to bother paler and stronger pinks, and offering a pleasant harmony to lush greens. As the flowers last so well after being cut, they are popular with florists and make handsome additions to the vase.
- 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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