Tulip Flaming Flag

A violet riot.

 
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Wonderful white flowers with fabulous violet purple flames burning through them. Flowers open mid season. Combine with other white or purple flowers for stunning effects. Each bloom flies its own unique flag with the variegation even changing as the blooms age.

Tulips are the superstars of spring. They can take centre stage like no other flower can, creating unforgettable spring shows.

While tulips can be a little more work than some bulbs, their show is second to none.

A simple way to remember when to plant your tulips is Mother`s Day! It is ideal because by this time of year the soil has cooled sufficiently for planting. It doesn’t have to be on the day but as long as you are around the date.

All our bulbs are ready to grow; they do not need to be chilled.

It is a good idea to prepare the soil for their arrival by adding some delicious organic matter. Tulips need good drainage and at least six hours sun a day to flower at their best. Plant the bulbs 15-20cm deep with the pointed end up. Space your tulips 10-20cm apart, planting closer for a more spectacular show.

In most areas it is recommended you lift and store your Tulip bulbs once their foliage has browned. You don’t need to do this if you live in an area with frost, the soil is shaded or mulched through summer and the ground does not become soggy during their dormant period. In every other case it is recommended.

Code

TUGFF

Botantical name

Tulipa hybrida

Height

30-60cm

Width

10-15cm

Flowers

Mid season

Climate

Cool to Sub-Tropical

Availability

Australia wide

Aspect

Full Sun to Light Shade

Supplied as

Bulbs

Water needs

1