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Tulipa ‘Eros’

Tulip

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Features

  • BloomsMarch to June
  • Height0.2m
  • Growth HabitStalked clump
  • Flower ColourPale red
  • Leaf ColourGreen

Description

Tulipa ‘Eros’ (Tulip). The flowers of open double pale red blooms are very decorative.

Characteristics

Perennial, Deciduous, Bulb, Herbaceous or Bulb

Origin

Europe, Middle East, Asia

Interest and use

Ornamental

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Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • Soil pH6.0 to 7.0
  • WaterDry

Cultivation

They are mostly fully hardy and will require a sunny position with well drained soil and will appreciate a summer baking. In cool wet areas bulbs may be lifted, when the leaves have died down, and stored in a dry place for replanting in autumn. They will need cold winters. You should plant in the late autumn in a sunny position.

Propagation

You can propagate by dividing bulbs in autumn or for species by seed in spring or autumn.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Aphids, Slugs. Bad soil conditions could affect the bulbs.

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