Purissima Tulips Bulbs

Tulips Fosteriana Tulip Purissima

Purissima

The ivory white buds open to beautiful large heads of pure milky white.

Height: 45cm / 18"

RHS Award of Garden Merit: RHS Award of Garden Merit

Bulb Size: 12+

Flowering Time: March-April

Primary Colour: White

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One of the most famous white tulips it is known for its large globular head borne on a sturdy thick stem. A very reliable early tulip suitable for planting in any garden setting for an early spring display.

Tulips will thrive in almost any type of soil where there is reasonable drainage. During the growing season they like plenty of moisture but the roots must not stand in water. Be careful not to feed tulips during the growing season as this will produce 'leggy' plants. Plant from October until late December 4 inches deep and approximately 5 to 6 inches apart.

Tulip failures are mostly due to damage by slugs and snails. Apply a slug repellant immediately after planting and repeat at monthly intervals until the plants stand well above the ground.

Note: If you are using one of the many available bulb planters be sure that the soil in the whole planting area is well worked to prevent any sitting water at the bottom of the hole made by the planter.

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