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Tulip, ‘Oxford’

Tulip, ‘Oxford’ has large, bright scarlet perfectly shaped, long-lasting blooms with black bases that are edged in yellow. The elegant form and color will contrast nicely with shades of yellow, orange or white colors. Gardeners will be thrilled to see this majestic tulip. These sturdy tall-stemmed tulips will draw attention. Good for large-scale plantings, and masses of blossoms look great in any landscape. They are great for cut flowers, and borders. You are sure to enjoy this outstanding scarlet red tulip!

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
Size 12+ cm
Height 22-24"
Spacing 5"
Hardiness Zones 3-8
Exposure Full Sun-Partial Shade
Foliage Green
Flower Scarlet Red
Bloomtime April

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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 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.