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Tulipa hybrida Barcelona

Botanical Name: Tulipa hybrida Barcelona
Common Names: Triumph Tulip,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
TBA Tufting, Upright

Description:
Tulips are one of the worlds most popular and beautiful flowering plants. They are perennial bulbs that flower in the Spring adding colour and beauty to the garden. Ideally suited to cooler temperate regions. They can be purchased as either a potted specimen or as loose bulbs. They look effective when planted in containers, as bedding plants, under deciduous trees and if room permits when planted on mass. 'Barcelona' has stunning reliable fuchsia pink Tulip blooms with strong stems. Mid season flowering.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Loam, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Formal Garden, Mass Planting

Pests & Diseases: Aphids, Botrytis

Cultural Notes: Tulips are best suited to cooler temperate regions. In order to get the best outcome in warmer areas you can stimulate a cold winter by storing them in the fridge crisper for 4-6 weeks before planting in autumn. Plant bulbs in well drained soil at a depth of between 2 to 3 times the bulb depth. Apply a slow release organic fertiliser at planting then again after flowering. After flowering remove spent bloom and allow foliage to naturally brown off, once this has processed you can lift bulbs to be stored in a cool dark place until next planting season. This process is advised in warm climates.

Plant Care
Liquid feed

Family Name: Origin:
Liliaceae Asia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Pink
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: High
Water Usage: TBA
Drought: Low
Frost: High
Wind: TBA
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