Tulipa 'Stunning Apricot'

single late tulip bulbs

10 bulbs £4.99 Email me when in stock
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  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: fertile, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: mid-May
  • Flower colour: apricot
  • Other features: excellent cut-flowers
  • Hardiness: fully hardy
  • Bulb size: 11/12

    Large, warm apricot-pink flowers top sturdy stems from mid-May, creating a magnificent display in the late spring garden. Their rich colouring looks sublime against the dark backdrop of purple or plum-leaved shrubs, but they will also mix with most shades of yellow, orange and red as well as soft pinks in a bedding scheme.

  • 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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