Royal Ten Tulip
Royal Ten Tulip produces alluring bicolor pink and white blooms. White petals are painted with blushing pink that matures into a deeper fuschia- pink. Pale green accents on the edges and bottom of each petal add the finishing touch to this beautiful tulip.
Perennial, zones 3-8
Bulb Planting Depth: 5-6”, plant pointed end up
Spacing: 5-6 bulbs per square foot, 4-6” apart
Light Needs: Full sun to light shade
Soil Needs: Average to fertile, well-drained
Bloom Time: Mid-spring
Uses: Flower beds, containers, rock gardens, borders, cut flowers
Care: Amend soil with compost before planting tulips. Feed with a granular flower bulb fertilizer at planting time or in the spring when the leaves emerge. Cut back spent flowers and allow foliage to die back naturally before removing it (4-6 weeks after flowering). In southern climates, with mild winters the bulbs will need to have a chill period for 6-12 weeks before planting. Tulips do not like a lot of heat and tend to bloom longer when planted in a site with morning sun rather than just afternoon sun.