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Tulipa Orphanidea Whittallii Group (Species Tulip Bulbs)

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Tulipa orphanidea Whittallii Group (species tulip bulbs)

Tulipa Orphanidea Whittallii Group (Species Tulip Bulbs)

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Position: full sun
Soil: fertile, well-drained soil
Rate of growth: average
Flowering period: April - May
Flower colour: reddish-orange
Other features: excellent in meadow planting
Hardiness: fully hardy
Bulb Size: 12+This is a lovely and delicate plant for alpine beds, rock gardens or pots. It has vibrant blood orange petals which have a dark olive blotch at their base - this is particularly noticeable when the petals open up to form big cup-shaped flowers.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.




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