Tulip Bulbs ,big smile ,Single Late, Shipping Now

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Among the tallest of the yellow tulip varieties, "Big Smile" with its large, sunshine-yellow blooms is a reliable late-flowering tulip with very attractive, large flowers. Use it for a pleasing mass planting or as a cheerful cut flower to celebrate the end of winter.
These huge, goblet shaped blooms are head and shoulders above the rest! We love the array of bold, bright color that these hardy bulbs provide.
We recommend Monet Tulips for their vigour, especially in warmer climates and for beginners.. Tulip bulbs are an ideal choice for Easter pot forcing
» Excellent in the landscape in combination with hyacinths, daffodils and botanical tulips
» Feature fragrant, egg shaped flowers on sturdy stems that will stand up straight even in severe weather conditions
» We supply top sized tulip bulbs (12+)
» Tulip bulbs perform best in full sun but will tolerate some shade
» Tulip bulbs dislike wetness (wet feet) and require well-drained soil
» Fertilize tulip bulbs when the foliage pushes through the soil in spring. We recommend a general low-nitrogen fertilizer, like Holland Bulb Booster.
» When planting tulip bulbs, you should always place the pointed end up
» Tulip bulbs should be planted at a depth of double the height of the bulbulips are one of the easiest bulbs to grow. Just plant this fall in well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade for great color this spring.
Planting and Maintenance Info:
Single Late Tulips, formerly known as Darwin or Breeder Tulips, are the tallest class of all tulips. These tulips emerge in late spring and offer large colorful blooms on sturdy stems. Plant tulips in well-drained soil to ensure proper root formation. Exposure to full sun will bring out the rich colors that tulips offer, but some shade will enable a longer blooming period and still offer a colorful addition to your yard or garden.
Planting Tulip Bulbs - How to Plant Tulip Bulbs
When to Plant Your Tulip Bulbs:
If you want to fill your garden with color next spring, plant bulbs from October to December; Tulip bulbs can actually be planted right up until Christmas and still flower perfectly well in the following spring because they only need a short season of growth.
Where to Plant Your Tulip Bulbs:
Tulips perform best in full sun but will tolerate some shade. Tulips dislike wetness and require well-drained soil.They grow in most soils but if the soil is very dry, plant the bulbs a day after it has rained.
How to Plant Your Tulip Bulbs:
Prepare the site by removing any weeds or stones and use a fork or trowel to loosen and aerate the soil. Use a trowel to dig a hole large enough to fit all of the bulbs that you are planting. For large quantities, you may also dig a large bed. The depth of the hole should be twice the length of the bulb itself. Make sure the pointed end of the bulb is up in the ground.
In warmer climates plant bulbs deeper than 10 inches; the deeper you plant a tulip, the tougher it will be. Tulips planted deeper have thicker stems and fall over less often.
When planting tulips, it is nice to place them close to one another to avoid having them standing by themselves in the spring. This is one flower that always looks better in groups. You can place bulbs as close as six inches away from each other in the ground.
A great tip is to alternate rows of early, mid and late blooming tulips so you may enjoy tulips throughout the entire season!

Tulip as perennial:
Almost all Darwin Hybrid Tulips have proven to be good perennial so they would be your best bet if you are looking for years of colorful blooms.


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