triumph tulip bulbs
Grey-green leaves edged in white frame intense, maroon-black flowers with pointed petals and there are sometimes two or three flowers per stem. Divine and different!
- Position: full sun
- Soil: fertile, well-drained soil
- Rate of growth: average
- Flowering period: April
- Flower colour: deep blackcurrant
- Other features: excellent cut-flowers
- Hardiness: fully hardy
- Bulb size: 11/12
Deep blackcurrant coloured blooms with up to 3 flowers per stem appear in April. This has a similar colouring to the very popular Queen of Night tulip, but the flowers appear earlier on this variety. Therefore it is a great combination if you are looking to have an extended period of rich, deep colour in spring.
- Garden care:In September to December plant bulbs 15-20cm deep and 10-15cm apart in fertile, well-drained soil. Alternatively, allow 7-9 bulbs per 30cm sq. After flowering dead-head and apply a balanced liquid fertiliser each week for the first month. Once the foliage has died down naturally lift the bulbs and store in a cool greenhouse.
- Harmful if eaten/may cause skin allergy
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