clusiana Cynthia Tulips Bulbs

Tulips Species Tulip clusiana Cynthia

clusiana Cynthia

The outer petals are carmine rose edged chartreuse green. Inside the petals show just a light feathering of red. A beautiful and charming little Tulip.

Height: 25cm / 10"

RHS Award of Garden Merit: RHS Award of Garden Merit

Flowering Time: April

Primary Colour: Red / Yellow

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This charming and popular species brightens up any border or rock garden and has been in cultivation for hundreds of years. In gardens, it flowers in late March and April and is commonly known as the lady tulip.

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.