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Tulipa are bulbous perennials with characteristic flowers, in a wide range of colours, in spring
Miscellaneous tulips include all species and hybrids not otherwise classified
T. sprengeri is a bulbous perennial to 50cm, with glossy bright green leaves and solitary, goblet-shaped bright red flowers 5-6cm in length in early summer
Toxicity All parts may cause severe discomfort following ingestion
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing or East-facing
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilLoam, Chalk, Sand
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Plant 10 to 15cm deep in fertile, humus-rich, well-drained soil. Protect from excessive wet and shelter from strong winds
Propagate by lifting and separating offsets
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Cut Flowers Garden Edging
City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants Wildflower meadow
Pruning Deadhead after flowering
Pests Can be damaged by slugs, aphids and stem and bulb eelworm; squirrels may eat the bulbs
May be subject to tulip fire and bulb rots
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