Tulips

The Tulip Virus and Its History

The tulip virus has a long history that goes back to the 19th century. At the end of the 19th century, various forms of tulips and the tulipa genus had flower petals that were streaked, flamed or feathered in rich colors, or more subtle colors, were the most prized of all the different kinds of [...]

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Tulips-Care and Control of Tulip Diseases

The best way to control diseases in your tulip bed is to practice good garden hygiene. Find facts and information on choosing tulip bulbs, recognizing and avoiding tulip diseases. General info on tulips can also be found: ‘Tulip (tulipa)Facts and Information Guide”, or “Caring and Storing Tulip Bulbs.” It is important to purchase the very [...]

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Growing Tulips in the Vegetable Garden

Growing tulips in a vegetable plot is extremely convenient and the least obvious of places. Your vegetable garden should have a little extra room to provide your young tulips with ideal growing conditions: an open situation, free from shade and competition, and soil that is loose, fertile, and drains freely. What more could you ask [...]

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Triumph Tulips-Favorite Purples and Reds

Triumph tulips have some of the most beautiful colors of purples and reds. Triumph tulips are classic tulips that have brought many tulip beds to life. They can be planted with many color schemes to give a splendid and striking display of color. Tulipa Triumph tulips are the most important group of tulips in today’s [...]

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Tulipa praestans

Tulipa praestans is a species of tulip that flowers very early, sometimes during the last part of March. Tulipa praestans (TEW-lih-pah PRAY-stanz), is a multi-flowered variety that creates a bold splash of color wherever it is grown. Tulipa is always placed in front of the name of a species of tulips. It is not the [...]

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Tulipa acuminata-an Overview

Tulipa acuminata is a strange, unique tulip that may be unfamiliar to many gardeners and is rather rare. This Turkish tulip is also nicknamed the ‘Fire Flame” tulip. If you are a gardener that enjoys having plants with a rich history behind it, or enjoy plants with oddities, then this tulip will be worthy of your attention. [...]

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Tulip (Tulipa) Fact and Information Guide

Tulips, tulipa, are no doubt the star of the bulb world. Find tulip facts and information to help you grow your own beautiful tulips. Yardandgardenrescue.com has many articles on starting a tulip garden, planting tulips, caring and storing tulips, tulip diseases, tulip virus history, tulipa, and many more helpful ideas and tips. Tulip Facts and Information [...]

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Planting Tulips in Mass Beds

Mass bedding has been a popular way of using tulips ever since they appeared in the mid-nineteenth century beds. The style is best suited to large open tulip gardens, and in particular public parks, squares, and roadsides. Seeing tulips used in this way does not really help us imagine how best to use them in [...]

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