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Tulip Exquisit


This extremely rare and unique tulip is truly mesmerising, with tightly packed, rippling petals that create a stunning cone-like flower head. Ready to greet your gardens with a flourish during the spring season, this is a particularly prominent tulip for your borders and containers or as an exceptional cut flower in a vase. Prefers well-drained soil in full sun or part shade. Height 45cm (18"). Hardy bulbous perennial. Supplied as bulb size 11/12.
Flower Colour
Cream, Green, Purple

Type of garden
Container Gardening, Cottage Garden, Prairie Style planting, Small Gardens, Urban Garden

Other
Flowers For Cutting/Drying, Foliage/Stem/Fruit Interest, Ideal for Beginners, Suitable for Container

Hardiness
Hardy bulb

Category
Bulbs

Delivery
September onwards

Flowering Time
Spring

Aspect
Sun or Partial Shade

Spread
10cm (4")

Height
45cm (18")

Tulip

Soil

Well drained

Position

Sun or part shade

Cutting

Excellent for cutting

Flowering

Spring

Additional Information

Plant in well drained soil, so if you have clay, add a bed of grit. Plant pointed end up around 8" deep and 4" apart. This makes the tulip tougher with strong stalks. Leave foliage on after flowering until it becomes brown, it can then be cleared. If you are 'lasagne planting', largest bulbs at the bottom, if they all the same size they can be planted in any order.Hardy bulbous perennial,

Delivery Date: 01 Dec 2017 (+/- 14days)
Plant Hardiness

How hardy are our plants?

All our plants have a guideline temperature for how well they will tolerate winter cold.

Fully hardy perennials will withstand temperatures down to -15 °C (5°F) and often lower.
Hardy perennials are happy down to at least -5°C (23°F)
Half hardy perennials can withstand down to around 0°C (32°F)
And Tender perennials may be damaged by temperatures below 5°C (41°F)

Please remember that temperatures can vary significantly within quite a small area, and hardiness can be affected by soil, position and other factors.
If in doubt please give us a call.


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"Thank you ladies for your beautiful plants.
Praise also, for the Bulrush Compost, of which I have purchased 8 bags during the past six months. It is superb and my garden has flourished.
Bless you,
Kind wishes"
 
Janet Morgan
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