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Tulip humilis 'Persian Pearl'

This tulip reminds me of a Fabergé egg; delicate, richly coloured and perfectly formed.
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25 bulbs

50 bulbs

1 x 9cm pot (261345-1)

3 x 9cm pots (3 bulbs per pot)

Our bigger pack sizes give the best value per bulb and the biggest display.

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DELIVERY INFORMATION
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Direct Sow
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Type
Perennial
Position
Ground Cover (Scattered)
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
April - May
Height
15cm (6in)
Group/Species
Botanical
Common name
Tulip
Moisture
Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
25cm (10in)
Cultivation
Don’t plant tulips until mid-late October. Plant pointy end up 10-15cm deep, 8cm apart in borders (less in containers). You can use a mycorrhizal Bulb Starter.

Description

This tulip reminds me of a Fabergé egg; delicate, richly coloured and perfectly formed. It’s easy and reliable and naturalises well to become completely perennial. Beautiful for picking for a small Moroccan tea or sherry glass.

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Tulip petals are all edible. We scatter them over salad and use some petals dipped in tempura batter and served with a spring garden Frito Misto. Tulip 'White Valley' is a favourite for this.

Care Tips

After flowering leave the foliage to die back naturally if you want to reuse the bulbs.