Specie tulip Sylvestris
Specie tulip Sylvestris
Height: 10 - 15 cm
Flowering period: March, May
Group: Species Tulip, naturalizing tulip bulbs
Delivery time: August to November
Order Sylvestris Tulip Bulbs
Features of the Sylvestris tulip bulb:
The color of the flower of the Sylvestris tulip bulb is completely yellow. Only in the initial phase of flowering are some green stripes on the outside of the flower. The heart, pistil and stamens are also yellow. The Sylvestris tulip bulb is also called forest tulip. She is excellent for naturalizing. This tulip bulb does require fertile soil and not too much competition from other crops. One or two flowers grow on each stem. The Sylvestris tulip is about 10 cm high. They do well in a pot or container.
The Sylvestris tulip bulb belongs to the group of tulip species.
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 Sylvestris 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 Sylvestris 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.