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why are my tulips floppy?

Devon, United Kingdom Gb

They are Parrot tulips 'Super Parrot', white with green 'flames'. Planted in a pot in November at the same time as Tulip 'Exotic Emperor', which are fine (not in the same pot).
They were doing great but now that they are flowering, the stems have gone soft and floppy. oh dear, they look so sad looking at the ground.
What did I do wrong? Is there anything I can now do to stiffen the stems?



What is your weather like? If it is dry and windy as it is here then the tulips could be short of water. Try watering them well this evening and see what they look like in the morning.

11 Apr, 2009


It was windy yesterday and very hot today. I'll do as you suggest right away. Thankyou so much B.

11 Apr, 2009

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