Specie tulip Tarda
Height: 10 - 15 cm
Flowering period: March, May
Group: Species Tulip, naturalizing tulip bulbs
Delivery time: August to November
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Features of the Tarda tulip bulb:
The color of the flower of the Tarda tulip bulb is yellow with white tips on the petals. The heart is also yellow with a yellow pistil and yellow stamens. Several flowers grow per bulb, sometimes as many as seven flowers from one bulb. During flowering, the flowers are wide open. They come into their own in a large group. The Tarda tulip bulb is very suitable for naturalizing. They also do well in a pot.
The Tarda tulip bulb belongs to the group of species tulips.
Species tulips refer to varieties that are not further crossed and remain as they are found in nature. Species tulips are generally smaller in bulb and flower than other tulips. There are early and late flowering species of tulips and they come in many colors and sizes. If the location of the tulip species is to your liking, they can naturalize very well. They are especially suitable for use in rock gardens. They also do well in pots.
The best planting time for Tarda tulip bulbs are the months of October and November. The tulip bulb needs some time to form roots before the first frost comes. If you plant the tulip bulbs before October, there is a risk of frost damage because the tulips will emerge too early in the spring. The planting depth is 3 times the height of the bulb. In order to bloom in the spring, a tulip bulb needs the indispensable winter. So a cold period, which should last at least 9 weeks with a temperature below 10 degrees Celsius. Tulip bulbs are best planted in well-loosened, not too wet soil. If they are too wet, the bulbs will rot and there will be no flower. They do well in sun or partial shade. Plant tall tulips in a place where they are protected from strong winds to prevent blowing over. You can plant the tulip bulbs in groups or scatter the tulip bulbs and plant them where they fell. The latter gives a natural effect.
The Tarda tulip bulbs also do well in a pot or container. One of the most important rules is: ensure good drainage, because tulip bulbs cannot withstand too much moisture. After planting, you can bury the pots and cover them with a layer of straw to protect them from freezing. As soon as the tulips rise above the ground, the pot can be removed from the ground and placed at its destination.