Double late tulip

Tulipa 'Ice Cream'

Double late tulip - Tulipa  'Ice Cream'

Common Name: Double late tulip
Genus: Tulipa
Cultivar: 'Ice Cream'

Category: Bulbs, Corms, Tubers & Rhizomatous Plants
Growth Rate: Average

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

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Green, Pink, White
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: April & May

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

A bowl of pink and green stained white outer petals form the base from which many white petals emerge forming a fluffy mass as the flowers mature. This is a truly unique double late tulip that will be sure to attract admiring glances from friends and family.

  • 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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