Tulipa orphanidea 'Flava'

miscellaneous group tulip bulbs

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Buy Tulipa orphanidea 'Flava' miscellaneous group tulip bulbs: A perennial tulip that comes back year after year

  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: fertile, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: April to May
  • Hardiness: fully hardy
  • Bulb size: 6

    This exquisite species tulip will come back year after year, slowly spreading to form a naturalised cluster. It looks sublime in mid- to late spring, when its slender stems start to emerge from amongst the grey-green foliage, each topped with a teardrop-shaped bud, which unfurls to lightly scented, star-like flowers, which are a blend of golden yellow, orange and lime. A must for alpine beds, gravel gardens or pots, it also looks wonderful when allowed to form generous swathes in borders or naturalised planting schemes.

  • Garden care: From September to December plant bulbs 10cm deep and 10cm apart in fertile, well-drained soil. Alternatively, allow 7-9 bulbs per 30cm sq. 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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