Tulip Colour Blend - Innuendo

Tulip Colour Blend - Innuendo

Steal the show.

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Lacy magenta petals mingle with deepest purple, soft pink and antique white. The balance of rich and soft colours perfectly compliment each other.

Our Tulip Blends take the guess work out of creating a fantastic Tulip display. We have chosen varieties that bloom at the same time, using colours that work well together, so you know the display is going to look amazing.

Tulips look best en masse and these economical blends allow you to create these beautiful displays with ease.

Tulips may have a reputation as `Prima Donnas’ but in most cases this is undeserved. When you buy a bulb the flower is already pre-formed, ready to bloom. All you need to do is plant them into well drained soil in a sunny spot, water and enjoy the show.

A simple way to remember when to plant your tulips is Mother`s Day! Around this date is the ideal time as the soil has cooled sufficiently for planting and the really hot autumn days are done and dusted. It doesn’t have to be on the day, it just serves as an easy marker.

All our bulbs are ready to grow; they do not need to be chilled, which is one less thing to do.

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 of sun a day to flower at their best. Plant the bulbs 15-20cm deep with the pointed end up. Space your tulips 10-15cm apart, planting closer for a more spectacular show.

Water them in after planting to encourage the roots to get up and grow. Then as they emerge they should be kept moist – the natural winter and early spring rainfall usually takes care of that. Add some fertiliser as they emerge to help shore up the bulbs for future seasons.

Tulips are great in pots, we recommend regular watering as potting mix is perfectly drained, so dries out quickly and the addition of some fertiliser as they begin to grow to ensure the best show.


Supplied as: Bulb
Size: na

Code

TUCOY

Botantical name

Tulipa hybrida

Height

30-60cm

Width

10-15cm

Flowers

Late season

Climate

Cool to Sub-Tropical

Availability

Australia wide

Frost hardiness

Fully Hardy

Aspect

Full Sun to Semi Shade

Supplied as

Bulb

Size

na

Water needs

1