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   carms's Tulip Triump Shirley x 10 Blooming

Plant: Tulip (Tulipa) | Variety: Shirley

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Position: full sun
Soil: fertile, well-drained soil
Rate of growth: average
Flowering period: mid – May
Flower colour: ivory white with deep purple margins
Other features: excellent cut-flowers
Hardiness: fully hardy
Bulb size: 12/14

Beautiful single, cup-shaped ivory-white blooms with narrow purple margins. The flowers appear in late spring and look great planted in bold drifts for an eye-catching display. Ideal for a sunny, sheltered, well-drained border the vibrant blooms make excellent and long-lasting cut flowers. Shown here photographed with Tulip Queen of Night

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.

Eventual Height: 0.55m
Eventual Spread: 0.1m

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Planting Data

Plant
Tulip (1273)
Variety
Shirley (9)

Purchased from Wilkinsons

Milestones

  • 15 Apr 2012
    Blooming

    Blooming day 197 April Blooms

    Starts off a buttery yellow before changing this pretty white, burgundy rimmed

  • 23 Feb 2012

    Sprouting day 145

    X 3. Not sure if it is these sprouting but seems the most likely suspect

  • 01 Oct 2011

    Sown day 0

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