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Tulip 'Negrita Double' (Pack of 15 Bulbs)
Tulip 'Negrita Double' (Pack of 15 Bulbs) Negrita Double
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Tulip 'Negrita Double' (Pack of 15 Bulbs) Tulips

Bulbs for sale for Autumn dispatch

Also known as Peony Tulip
Genus Double/Late Tulip
Colours Purple
Aspect Full Sun/Partial Shade
Height 40cm / 16"
Planting period Autumn (Sept to Nov)
Flowering period April/May
Soil Type Well drained Soil
Bulb Size 12cm+
Hardiness Very Hardy - H6 (-20°C to -15°C)
Shipping est Order now for delivery in the Autumn
Delivery time Autumn delivery (Sept to Nov 2020)
Also suitable for containers Yes
Scented Yes
Double flowered Yes
Border Position Front/Middle
18196

Description of Tulip 'Negrita Double' (Pack of 15 Bulbs) Tulips

This double late tulip, 'Negrita Double' will be in bloom from the end of April/beginning of May and will produce a cheerful display of bright purple flowers that resemble the look of a peony with its multiple layers of petals. 
 
'Negrita Double' will reach a height of 40cm, presenting an abundance of silk-like flowers. We would recommend planting this joyous colour alongside oranges or yellows like Tulip Sunlover or deep dark purples like Tulip Queen of the Night.


Pack of 15 Bulbs
Order now for delivery in Autumn (Sept to Nov).
 
Buy Tulip Bulbs | Tulipa Negrita Double | Gold Medal winning Harts Nursery.

Planting and growing instructions: Buy Tulip Bulbs | Tulipa Negrita Double | Gold Medal winning Harts Nursery.

How to plant Tulips

  • Find a location with well-drained soil. Tulips will not thrive in water-logged areas.
  • Tulips like to receive full sun for most of the day. However, some varieties can tolerate shady areas too. Check with the individual variety.
  • If planting in the garden, plant the bulbs with their pointed tops 12cm below the soil surface. Allow 4 to 5 bulbs per square foot.
  • If planting in Pots, find a large container and fill it with good-quality, multi-purpose compost. Ensure there is adequate draining holes. Again, plant 12cm below the soil surface.
  • Plant in the Autumn; September through to November.
  • After planting, water the Tulips well, gently soaking the soil to settle it around the bulbs.
  • Tulips will flower early Spring.

Plant care: Buy Tulip Bulbs | Tulipa Negrita Double | Gold Medal winning Harts Nursery.

How to care for Tulips

  • Deadhead the flowers during the season before the petals fall off.
  • After flowering has finished for the season leave the foliage in place; don't cut it off. The leaves will gather sunlight, create food through photosynthesis and strengthen the bulbs for the future.
  • Water as needed during active growth periods.
  • By mid summer the leaves may yellow and die back. Foliage may be removed at this point.
  • Some tulips flower well for one year and then need lifting out of the soil and carefully stored if you want to use them again. Once everything has fully died back, you can lift them and store them in a dark, dry, airy place over summer, allowing the air to circulate around them. They can then be replanted in the Autumn. 

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