lily flowered tulip bulbs
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Finely drawn lily-flowered tulip with scrolled buds of slender petals in a fine, white margin. The red-violet flowers lift a May day that's not living up to promise.
- Position: full sun
- Soil: fertile, well-drained soil
- Rate of growth: average
- Flowering period: mid May
- Flower colour: purple-violet
- Other features: excellent cut-flowers
- Hardiness: fully hardy
- Bulb size: 11/12
A beautiful lily-flowered tulip with purple-violet, reflexed petals with a narrow margin of creamy-white. This is a particularly sturdy variety, despite looking quite delicate. It is a neat border plant that looks great planted out in bedding displays, or potted up into containers.
- 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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