Tulip linifolia (Batalinii Group) 'Bright Gem'

A lovely species tulip with soft primrose yellow flowers, beautiful in contrast to their very silvery, verdigris leaves. More
15 bulbs 261541-15 £4.95 Delivery late September
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30 bulbs 261541-30 £8.50 Delivery late September
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A lovely species tulip with soft primrose yellow flowers, beautiful in contrast to their very silvery, verdigris leaves, and a brilliant naturaliser with clumps bulking up, getting bigger and better each year.

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Genus Tulipa
Group/Species linifolia (Botanical) syn.Batalinii Group
Variety Bright Gem
Type Perennial
Common Name Tulip
Border Position Border (Front), Container Garden, In Grass
Bulb Size 6/+

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Soil Type Broad Tolerance
Scent Scented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Well-drained
Height 30cm (12in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Plant pointy end up 10-15cm (4-6in) deep, 8cm (3in) apart. Layer bulbs to a depth of 25-30cm (10-12in) if room is tight. Remember to add plenty of grit if your soil is heavy. For containers, space bulbs 1-2cm (½-1in) apart if planting in a single layer, give them more room, 2-3cm (1-1½in) if planting in a bulb lasagne.
Care Tips Don’t plant tulips until the cold weather has set in - this helps wipe out viral and fungal diseases. Dip the bulbs in Bulb Starter when planting and mulch with manure. Leave the browning foliage on your tulips until every leaf has died right down; this allows the bulb to store more food.
Flowering April - May
Vase Life 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.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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