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New products at Crocus

by Sarah - July 25th, 2013.
Filed under: Crocus, New Products.

New product at Crocus

Tulipa 'Golden Apeldoorn' (Tulip)

Tulipa ‘Golden Apeldoorn’ (Tulip) £3.99
Glorious, golden-yellow, cup-shaped flowers with a contrasting black centre and base in April and strap-like, grey-green leaves. These golden-yellow Darwin hybrid tulips look fantastic planted ‘en masse’ in a sunny, well-drained border. As well as providing a stunning mid-season display they make excellent and long-lasting cut flowers. Position: full sun Soil: fertile, well-drained soil Rate of growth: average Flowering period: April Flower colour: golden-yellow Other features: excellent cut-flowers; all parts of the plant m ay cause a mild stomach upset if ingested; contact with any parts of the plant may aggravate skin allergies Hardiness: fully hardy Garden care: In November or December plant bulbs 15-20cm (6-8in) deep in fertile, well-drained soil. After flowering dead-head and apply a balanced liquid fertiliser each week for the first month. Once the foliage has died down naturally lift the bulbs and store in a cool greenhouse Goes well with: Euphorbia polychroma, Foeniculum vulgare ‘Purpureum’, Alchemilla mollis, Aquilegia vulgaris ‘Nora Barlow’, Thalictrum aquilegiifolium, Rosa ‘Roseraie de l’Hay’