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Tulip Scarlet Baby
Tulip Scarlet Baby
Tulip Scarlet Baby
Tulip Scarlet Baby

Tulip 'Scarlet Baby'

Perfect for patio pots
Perfect In Pots
Plant In Sunshine
Winter Hardy
Cut Flower
Easy To Grow
  • One of the most popular tulips with its scarlet colouring and dwarf nature.
  • Looks great planted with white tulips to let the distinctive colour stand out even more.
  • Great planted with many different colour variations to give a fresh, vibrant spring colour
  • They also make great cut flowers to brighten up the house.
  • Supplied as a pack of 25 bulbs, ready for planting.
Pack Of 25 Bulbs - Item: 600019
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Product Description

This miniature variety of Tulip makes a stunning addition to spring containers and rockeries in particular. Its scarlet colouring and dwarf nature, appropriately gives it the name scarlet baby, but also make them the perfect choice for filling in small gaps in beds and borders.

Tulips are one of the most popular bulbs as they are perfect for planting with many different colour variations to give fresh, vibrant spring colour to your garden, patio or decking. They are also favoured for their ability to make great cut flower display indoors.

Plant in autumn for stunning spring displays.

What Is Supplied

Item 600019 supplied as:
Supplied as a pack of 25 bulbs, ready for planting.
Size 9/10.

Plant Information

Top Tips

Which way up? Usually pointy end up, but if you are not sure, plant the bulb on its side and it will eventually right itself.

Care Guide

Planting Advice for your tulip bulbs:

  • Plant bulbs at twice the depth of the height of the bulb and four times their width apart. e.g. 5cm tall bulbs need to be planted 10cm below the surface of the ground and 20cm apart.
  • Please check the bag for any additional planting instructions.
  • They are fine to plant even if a little green growth is showing, they’ll just need a good watering when you plant them, and then only when the soil is dry.
  • Leave them in the ground once they die back for flowers again next year.
  • While all the energy that a bulb needs in order to grow is stored in the bulb itself, they will do better if you feed them when in active green growth.
  • Plant in herbaceous borders, in pots, or leave in the ground to naturalise.
  • If planted in pots be sure to water frequently and keep moist.

 

Aftercare Advice for your tulip bulb collection:

  • Tulips can be planted as late as November, but it’s best to get your bulbs in the ground so that they can establish a good root system before the weather becomes too cold.
  • Plant in herbaceous borders, in pots, or leave in the ground to naturalise.
  • Water frequently and if in pots ensure that the compost doesn't dry out.

 

Tidying your Tulips:

  • Once flowering is over, it is important to leave the leaves on your tulips until they have died right down, usually by early summer. This allows the bulb to store food and produce flowers the following year.
  • While it is recommended that bulbs are dug up and dried in the summer sun, modern thought is that there is no real benefit from doing this and many gardeners now leave bulbs where they are.
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Planting Time
Flowering Time
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Fully Grown Plant dimensions (approx)
Plant Dimensions
20cm
10cm
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Tulip 'Scarlet Baby'
Tulip 'Scarlet Baby'
Pack Of 25 Bulbs
Item: 600019
Only £5.99