DARWIN HYBRID TULIPS
Already Potted In 1 Litre Round Pots With Growth, Root And Shoot Development. The Main Picture Is A Stock Photo Only And Shows How The Plant Will Look When The Plant Is Fully Mature. Amount Of Bulbs Per Pot Varies Depending On The Type/Size Of Bulb, But Rest Assured The Pots Are Full. Each Pot Makes A Lovely Display And Can Be Either Left In Pots Or Taken Out And Used To Add Colour To Larger Containers, Or Borders.
“Apeldoorn” tulips are renowned for their huge brilliantly coloured flowers. The blooms appear as perfect pyramids up to 15cm opening to reveal their equisite beauty in late spring. Because of their superb shape and sturdy stems, they are one of the best varieties for cut flowers.
Darwin tulips are known to be the most weather resistant of all the garden tulips. They are also among the largest blooming and most highly valued tulips available today. Popular for their immense, goblet-shaped flowers on top tall, sturdy stems. Their immaculate blooms make quite an impression as a cut flower. They have exceptional perennial qualities and will produce many lovely flowers year after year. Darwin hybrid tulips are the most poular landscape bulbs. Plant in groups for a truly magnificent show.
They were first introduced in 1943 by the dutch hybidizer d.w.lefeber and tend to be more long lived than many other tulip hybrids.
Tulips are generally easy to grow. They prefer full to part sun and require average to fertile soil with good drainage. It is good to let their green tops photosynthesize to allow them to store plenty of fuel for next spring’s display. Once their leaves start to turn yellow, they can be cut to the ground.
Plant 4-6 inches deep and approx space 8 bulbs per square foot