Tulip Verona

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Tulip Verona is a variety of tulip that produces large billowing petals that are a soft yellow fading to white. The large billowing petals are a soft yellow fading to white.

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1 - 2 £5.03
3 - 5 £3.32
6+ £2.41

£5.03 (inc. VAT)

Pack of 10

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Specifications:

  • Colour: White, Yellow
  • Height: 40cm

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      How to grow:

      • Soil Type: Moist but well drained
      • Position: Full sun, Semi-shade
      • Bulbs per m2: 70
      • Planting depth: 10cm

      More Information

      Tulip Verona is a variety of tulip that produces large, vibrant flowers with unique petal shapes. The large billowing petals are a soft yellow fading to white.

      Growing Tulip Verona bulbs is easy and rewarding.

      When do I plant Tulip bulbs?

      Tulip bulbs will be shipped to you from the middle of September once we have received the bulbs. The bulbs should be planted in late autumn, when the soil temperature has dropped, but you can plant as late as January. Tulip bulbs need a spell of 6 weeks of cold weather to activate them into flowering in spring.

      How do I plant Tulip bulbs?

      Tulip bulbs start with a good source of moisture and nutrients stored within the bulb, so you don’t need to feed, soak, or prepare them in any way. To get the best results, plant them in moist soil during autumn, this will activate the growth of the roots before winter.

      Tulip bulbs can be planted in a sunny position or semi-shade, with well-drained slightly acidic or neutral soil. The sun will make the tulip flowers open very wide, but they close again overnight. Taller varieties should be sheltered from strong winds to avoid stem breakage.

      Plant Tulip Verona bulbs 10cm deep with their points facing up, and around 10cm apart to stop the roots competing or the foliage getting cramped. Tulip bulbs produce a lot of roots that don’t like to sit in water, but once they start growing make sure they don’t dry out. If planting in pots, make sure they have good drainage and lots of room for the roots to develop. Pots can dry out quite quickly so a loam soil is often best. If you want to achieve bigger blooms, be sure to give your tulips lots of sun and plenty of fertilizer throughout their growing season. Once the plants have grown into beautiful flowers, you can cut them for bouquets or leave them in the garden for all to enjoy.

      How do I store tulip bulbs?

      Once your Tulips have bloomed you can deadhead the flowers but do not remove the leaves. These will ensure the bulbs are able to gather and store the energy needed to bloom again the following year.

      Tulip bulbs can be kept in the ground all year round, but you may find that they don’t put on as much of a display as the previous year.

      Once the foliage has yellowed and died back, it can be removed, then carefully dig the tulip bulbs up. Clean the soil off and let the bulbs dry. Discard any damaged ones. Store tulip bulbs in nets or paper bags, but make sure you label them. Keep in a cool dark place ready to replant in the Autumn. You can read more about why and how you should lift tulip bulbs.

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