Lily Flowered Tulip
Long head of delicate creamy yellow with a broad flush of lilac rose at petal edges. A beautifully sculptured flower. first raised 1953
Height: 60cm / 24"
Flowering Time: April-May
Primary Colour: Pink
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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.