Tulip Leen van der Mark

Intense colouring.

 
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Saturated red petals with white trimmings. An exciting Tulip that looks amazing blended with reds, whites and purples. Tulip ‘Leen van der Mark’ flowers mid season.

High impact blooms to bring colour and joy to your garden. Tulips are extraordinary flowers. They have a past steeped in romance, they have been a muse for art, poetry and passion. The Tulip has obsessed nations taking flower power to the extreme. It has earned its name as Queen of Bulbs.

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

Tulips may have a reputation as `difficult customers` 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, fertilise and water, then wait for the show!

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

TUGLM

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