Black Forest tulip collection - 100+50 Free bulbs

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Buy Black Forest tulip collection - 100+50 Free bulbs tulip collection: A rich and sumptuous collection

Buy a collection of 50 tulips for £29.99, or buy 2 collections (100 bulbs) for £59.98 and get another collection of 50 bulbs FREE - that's 150 bulbs for only £59.98.

  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: fertile, well-drained soil
  • Flowering period: March to May
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Add a blast of deep and intense colour to the spring bedding display with this gorgeous collection of sought-after tulips. In each collection you will receive the following:

    20 × Tulipa 'Queen of Night'
    These are probably the best loved of the deep purple tulips. Their velvety, dark maroon, single, cup-shaped flowers on straight stems in May are stunning, so they do deserve their acclaim. The almost-black tulips work well in a 'bruised' coloured border, planted between other plum-coloured flowers and foliage plants. Grows to 60cm tall.

    20 × Tulipa 'Purple Flag'
    A stunning tulip, that will add strength to planting schemes containing shades of plum, lilac and blue. It also associates well with plants that have silvery-coloured foliage. Stout and robust, it stands up well in poor weather conditions and the flowers are excellent for cutting. Grows to 45cm tall.

    10 × Tulipa 'Black Parrot'
    Dramatic, blackish-purple, cup-shaped flowers with irregularly cut wavy petals in May and strap-like, grey-green leaves. These spectacular black parrot tulips, one of the darkest varieties currently available, make excellent cut flowers. To prevent the exotic flowers from flopping they're best planted close together in a sunny, sheltered, well-drained spot. Grows to 55cm tall.

  • Garden care: From August to November plant the bulbs 10-15cm deep and 10-15cm apart in a sunny spot with fertile, well-drained soil. While actively growing, keep them moderately well watered and remove the flowers after they have faded. At that stage a balanced liquid fertiliser can be applied each week for 4 weeks before they die down.

  • Harmful if eaten/may cause skin allergy

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