Tulip (Salmon Van eijk, Orange) - Bulbs
Description for Tulip (Salmon Van eijk, Orange)
Bulb size is up to 9 to 12 cm. This is single flowered and brightly colored perennial variety, with long lasting flowers on strong stems. Generally green colored foliage and whole plant spread up to 15 cm. After the tulips have bloomed, leaves fade and turn brown.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Salmon Van eijk, tulip||Orange||Spring, Early Summer||Up to 30 cm||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
Tulips grow best in full sun in a light, well-drained soil enriched with organic matter. Set them upright at the bottom of the hole, tops up (pointed side up), and space properly.
Press the bulbs into the soil and cover with the prepared soil. Plant 5 to 8 inches apart from center of bulb to center of another bulb and Plant 4 to 8 inches deep. Tulips show charm during their growth in a sunny location. The bulbs can be lifted, dried, cleaned and stored in a cool place until further planting time.
|Full sun, Partial Shade, full shade||Well drained/light/sandy, rich soil||Medium||14 to 27 degrees C||Use any organic fertilizer. Apply once in a 15 days span in primary months then do it monthly.|
Caring for Tulip
- Tulips should not be grown in the same soil for several years, so replace with new soil every other year.
- After planting water thoroughly to settle the soil and to encourage the rooting.
- Add 1 to 3 inches of mulch for winter protection after the ground freezes.
Typical uses of Tulip
Special features: It is usually flower again for several years after they were first planted, making them more reliable than other options.
Culinary use: NA
Ornamental use: It is a great option for growing in containers and herbaceous borders, and works well when grown with other tulips. It makes an excellent cut flower.
Medicinal use: NA
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