Tulipa saxatilis (Bakeri Group) 'Lilac Wonder'
(Bakeri Group) tulip Lilac Wonder bulbs
- Position: full sun
- Soil: fertile, well-drained soil
- Rate of growth: average
- Flowering period: April-May
- Flower colour: pinkish-lilac
- Other features: all parts of the plant may cause a mild stomach upset if ingested; contact with any parts of the plant may aggravate skin allergies
- Hardiness: fully hardy
- Bulb size: 5/7
Bowl-shaped mauve-pink flowers, with a paler interior and a luminous, well-defined eye, appear in profusion from mid-spring. Compact in habit, they are ideally suited to pots or windowboxes, as well as filling gaps towards the front of the border.
- Garden care: In November or December plant bulbs 10-15cm deep in fertile, well-drained soil. After flowering dead-head and apply a balanced liquid fertiliser each week for the first month.
- CAUTION toxic if eaten/skin & eye irritant
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