Tulip Praestans Zwanenburg
Tulip Praestans Zwanenburg is characterised by its distinctive bright red colouring, as well as its star-shaped petals. This type of flower is known for its long-lasting quality and scent, making it popular for use in bouquets and other arrangements.
|Packs||Price per pack|
|1 - 2||£3.54|
|3 - 5||£2.34|
Please Note: Spring Flowering Bulbs are shipped from September once they are in our warehouse. There may be a wait whilst we work through our backorder, please contact us if you have any time restrictions.
|Quantity||Per pack of 3 bulbs|
|3 to 6||£7.80||(£6.50 + VAT)|
|9 to 42||£6.70||(£5.58 + VAT)|
|45 or more||£5.60||(£4.67 + VAT)|
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- Colour: Red
- Height: 25cm
How to grow:
- Soil Type: Moist but well drained
- Position: Full sun, Semi-shade
- Bulbs per m2: 70
- Planting depth: 10cm
Tulip Praestans Zwanenburg is characterised by its distinctive bright red colouring, as well as its star-shaped petals. This type of flower is known for its long-lasting quality and scent, making it popular for use in bouquets and other arrangements. The Tulip Praestans Zwanenburg bulb is usually a little bit smaller in diameter than other Species Tulip Bulbs, but produces 1-2 flowers per stem. This species of tulip blooms from mid-spring to early summer, usually lasting about 4 weeks. Additionally, this flower is resistant to disease and pests due to its thick outer layer which helps protect it from the elements. Tulip Praestans Zwanenburg is a popular choice for gardeners who want to add vibrant colors, exquisite beauty, and long lasting quality to their outdoor spaces.
Overall, the Tulip Praestans Zwanenburg is an attractive, easy-to-care-for species of tulip that has stood the test of time. With its distinctive coloring, long lasting quality, and resistance to disease and pests, it is no wonder that this continues to be so popular among gardeners. Its cheerful blooms are sure to bring color and life into any space!
What are Species Tulips?
Species tulips are spring bulbs that can be left in the ground to return year on year and will naturalise if left undisturbed. They are shorter, smaller and look delicate, but most Species Tulips originate from the mountainous regions of northern Turkey, and are very hardy.
Planting Species Tulip bulbs
Plant Species Tulip bulbs in the same way as you would with hybrid tulips; at around a depth of 15-20cm and approximately 15cm apart. It doesn’t matter if the bulbs fall on their side as they will sort themselves out. After they have finished flowering, leave the foliage in place to die back before removing, allowing nutrients to transfer back into the bulb to be stored for flowering next spring. Species Tulips can be left in the ground as reliable perennials.
If you would like your Species tulips to naturalize, don’t deadhead them, allow them to go to seed.