Tulip - Darwin Hybrid - Apeldoorn
The Tulip 'Apeldoorn', 'Tulipa darwin hybrid', a fall planted bulb, is one of the most well-known tulips around the world! Its huge flowers grow on sturdy stems, and the brilliant red color makes this variety especially attractive. Darwin hybrid tulips are best known for their tall, strong stems, large long-lasting blooms and brilliant colors. They are great choices for bedding and make excellent cut flowers. These tulips perennialize well and perform well in warm climates. These tulips bloom in mid spring for a 3 week period.
For the best effects, plant the bulbs in clusters of 5 to 15 bulbs of one variety, or scatter clusters throughout the garden or flower border. Tulips do best in well-drained soil. It is advisable not to plant tulips in the same location in the garden year after year. If possible, plant in a somewhat sheltered location. These tulips are excellent for warmer climatic zones. Tulips are excellent for mass planting, cut flowers, and borders.
|Family||Tulipa darwin hybrid 'Apeldoorn'|
|Mature Height||20 - 24 inches|
|Moisture||Average, Well Drained|
|Mature Form||Upright, Spikes|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun - Partial Sun|
|Bulb Spacing||5 inches|
|Flowering Period||April to May|