Tulip 'Purple Heart'
In this mix
|Direct Sow/ Plant Out|
- Border (Middle), Container Garden
- Broad Tolerance
- April - May
- 60cm (24in)
- Lily Flowered
- Common name
- Full Sun
- 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.
Beautiful Turkish form, with a colour that radiates as if lit from inside. Very good with other dark foliage like this silver-purple leek ‘Northern Lights’ which we use more and more as spring bedding.
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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.
After flowering leave the foliage to die back naturally if you want to reuse the bulbs.