Tulipa 'Spring Green'
viridiflora tulip bulbs
Simple, cool and muted with streaked green and white flowers - this is the perfect tulip for refreshing gloomy shade among ferns and spring woodlanders.
- Position: full sun
- Soil: fertile, well-drained soil
- Rate of growth: average
- Flowering period: May
- Flower colour: white
- Other features: excellent cut-flowers
- Hardiness: fully hardy
- Bulb size: 12/14
An elegant tulip with broad, white, slightly feathered petals each with a bright green central band. Perfect for a sunny, well-drained border where it will brighten up a spring day or for planting in pots on the patio. It looks particularly lovely teamed with silver foliaged plants or with other tulips, especially the dark plum coloured varieties like 'Black Hero'
- 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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