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Tulipa praestans 'Fusilier'

Flowering from the end of February, what could be jollier — and prettier — than these scarlet species tulips, appearing just like a delicate, yet showy tulip in the wild.
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1 x 2 litre pot (5 bulbs per pot)

Delivery:

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Type
Perennial
Position
Ground Cover (Scattered)
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
March - April
Height
30cm (12in)
Group/Species
Botanical
Common name
Tulip
Moisture
Well-drained
Aspect
Shade
Spread
15cm (6in)
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

Flowering from the end of February, what could be jollier — and prettier — than these scarlet species tulips, appearing just like a delicate, yet showy tulip in the wild.

Care Tips

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