Fosteriana tulip

Tulipa 'Flaming Purissima'

Fosteriana tulip - Tulipa  'Flaming Purissima'

Common Name: Fosteriana tulip
Genus: Tulipa
Cultivar: 'Flaming Purissima'

Category: Bulbs, Corms, Tubers & Rhizomatous Plants
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Makes good cut flowers

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.45 m (45 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 0.10 m (10 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Cream, Pink, Red, White
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: April

Soil Type: Normal/Loam
Soil Moisture: Dry, well drained or Moist, but well drained

These large beautifully shaped early flowers really stand out when planted in bold clumps. The flower petals are a creamy-white almost yellow colour with light rose stippling that intensifies to a raspberry blush towards the petal edges.

  • 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.


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