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Tulip, ‘Apeldoorn’ Red

Red ‘Apeldoorn’ are Darwin Hybrid Tulips. These hybrids have large, brilliant red flowers on long, sturdy stems. They are known for their colossal blooms and reliable perennializing abilities. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It’s sword-like leaves remain green in color throughout the season. Long-lasting flowers.

Darwin Hybrid: These hybrids have large flowers on long, sturdy stems, with brilliant colors in all shades between red and yellow. The flower is usually closed in the morning and opens to resemble a poppy as the day goes along. These are improved, larger-flowering Darwin types. Darwin hybrids usually bloom several weeks earlier than the regular Darwin types. Tulips look best in mass plantings. They make good container plants and are delightful cut flowers.

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Plant Details +

Bulb Type Bulb
Height 22-24"
Spacing 5"
Hardiness Zones 3-8
Exposure Full sun to partial shade
Foliage Green
Flower Red
Bloomtime Mid-spring

General Information +

Planting/Care Instructions +

Easy to Grow: 1. Dig a hole 3-4 inches deep or two times the height of the bulb. 2. Set the bulbs firmly in place, with the pointed ends facing upward. 3. Cover the bulbs with soil and water thoroughly.

Planting Instructions: Grow in sun in informal groupings of 5 or more bulbs. Plant bulbs in fall 3-4 inches deep or two times the height of the bulb and 5" apart in well-drained soil with plenty of humus. Remove old flowers leaving as much stem and foliage as possible until they die down.

When to Plant Outdoors: Product should be planted immediately after received in the fall. In extremely warm climates, plant when the ground cools. You may plant earlier or later as long as the ground is not too warm or frozen.