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An elegant deep purple tulip variety, with blackcurrant staining at the top of the stem. Tulip 'Recreado' is reliable, long-flowering and with a good reappearance rate year after year - a stalwart of the spring garden.
|Soil Type:||Well-drained - sandy, chalky||Site:||Full sun, partial shade||Height:||40-50cm||Spacing:||Plant 30cm deep, 8cm apart. Layer bulbs if room is tight.||Hardiness:||Hardy||Care tips:||Don't plant tulip bulbs until the cold weather has set in- this helps wipe out viral and fungal diseases. Leave the browning foliage on your tulips until every leaf has died right down - this allows the bulb to store more food||Flowers:||❀ Late-April - May||For the vase:||Tulips make supreme cut flowers. Strip the bottom leaves, tie the stems in paper and soak for 8 hrs. This helps keep the stems straight.|