TULIP flowers SEEDS,Sprenger tulip
(Tulipa sprengeri) persistent self-seeding. bright red pointed petals add distinctive color to the rock garden.
(Please note that we supply seeds and not bulbs of this bulbous plant.)
Whatâs not to like about a tulip that self sows? Sprenger's tulip (Tulipa sprengeri) blooms in late spring, then scatters its seed about, naturalizing easily in the garden. Also unlike many tulips, it likes a bit of shade.
TULIPA sprengeri is on of the latest flowering tulips. It is a valuable garden plant, persistent and self-seeding. The bright red pointed petals add a distinctive color to the rock garden.
Life Cycle: Perennial
Origin: Asia minor, Turkey
Distinction: Award of Garden Merit (A.G.M.) from the Royal Horticultural Society.
Basic Colour: (red/scarlet/purple)
Flower Colour: scarlet red
Natural Flowering Period: May - June
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z9
Foliage: usually 2 basal, 2-3 stem leaves, narrowly linear flat to linear-lanceolate, 22cm long, glossy green.
Growth Habit: bulbous
Height with Flowers: 40 cm
Spacing between Plants: 10 cm
Soil Requirements: well-drained
Usage: for the rock garden
SOWING ADVICE: SOW SEEDS AT ANY TIME COVERING THEM WITH COMPOST OR GRIT 5MM DEEP, KEEPING THE SEED POT IN A COOL, WELL-LIT SPOT OUTDOORS. ARTIFICIAL HEAT IS NOT NEEDED AND PREVENT GERMINATION SO BE VERY PATIENT AS MANY SPECIES WILL ONLY GERMINATE IN THE SPRING AFTER CHILLING OR FREEZING IN THE MOIST SEED TRAY IN THE WINTER. GROW ON INDIVIDUAL SEEDLINGS IN SMALL POTS UNTIL OF SUFFICIENT SIZE TO BE POTTED ON OR PLANTED OUT INTO THE OPEN GROUND.
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