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Tulip, ‘Kees Nelis’

Tulip, ‘Kees Nelis’ is an exciting choice for your spring garden, with a striking flamed appearance that is beautiful and bold. This tulip shines in the sun with its orange-yellow edged, blood-red bowl-shaped flowers on sturdy upright stems which have several leaves. The tulip has been the favored spring bulb for centuries. Thriving where summers are dry and winters are cold. This is also a charming cut flower. You will enjoy this outstanding tulip!

Triumph: Triumph tulips, developed through hybridization, consist of a large class of cultivars, offering a wide range of colors and heights. They come in every possible shade of color possible for tulips, including some wonderful pastels. They are particularly esteemed for their beautiful, traditional “tulip” flower shape. They are a showy group with strong stems and are excellent choices for beds or borders. Poor weather during their flowering period will have little effect on these tulips. Many Triumph tulips are suitable for forcing; they make outstanding cut flowers with a long vase life. All in this group are also quite content in the garden.

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
Size 12+ cm
Height 16-18"
Spacing 5"
Hardiness Zones 3-8
Exposure Full Sun-Partial Shade
Foliage Green
Flower Red Edged w/Yellow
Bloomtime April-May

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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 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.

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.