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  • Eventual height: 0.4m
  • Eventual spread: 0.1m

Tulipa 'Stresa'

kaufmanniana group tulip bulbs

RHS award of garden merit
10 bulbs £4.99
  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: fertile, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: March to April
  • Hardiness: fully hardy
  • Bulb size: 10/11

    Often subtley marbled, the grey-green foliage encases the upright stem which appears in early spring, topped with a red and yellow flower, which opens during the day to reveal a patterned eye. Compact and hardy, it is ideal for naturalising in rockeries or borders, and it will also make a showy addition to the patio.

  • Garden care: In September to December plant bulbs 8-10cm (4-5in) deep in fertile, well-drained soil. After flowering deadhead 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, or leave in the soil and allow to naturalise.
  • Harmful if eaten/may cause skin allergy
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