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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 +

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

General Information +

General Characteristics: Tulips are grown from a bulb. Tulips look great in mass plantings, borders, flower beds, and fresh cut flowers. They make good container plants and are delightful cut flowers.

Planting/Care Instructions +

Planting Instructions: The 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. 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. Grow in sun in informal groupings of 5 or more bulbs. Plant bulbs in fall 3-4 inches deep or about 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. Plant bulbs in containers with soil and cool at 40° for 15 weeks. Follow these easy to grow tips.