Single Late Tulips include cup- or goblet-shaped flowers and are among the tallest tulips with the Darwin Tulips. They can be found in almost any color related to tulips, including some extremely unusual bicolored varieties. Blooming in late spring, after all other types of tulips have finished, they enjoy sturdy, long stems that withstand wind and rain.
- Growing up to 22 - 30 in. (55 - 75 cm), they create dazzling harmonies with other late season flowering bulbs.
- Perform best in full sun in rich, fertile, medium moisture, well-drained soils. Prefer areas with cool winters and warm dry summers.
- Easy to grow, these tulips are welcomed additions to beds, borders, containers. For best visual impact, plant in groups (at least 10 to 15 bulbs) or mixed with any other flowering bulbs. Excellent as cut flowers!
- To be planted in fall.
- Eating may cause severe discomfort and may cause a skin allergy.
A symbol of spring, tulips are the most popular spring bulbs and most gardeners reserve them a spot in the garden or in containers. Grown for their attractive, vibrantly colored flowers, there are currently over 3,000 registered varieties, which are divided into fifteen groups, mostly based on the flower type, size and blooming period of the tulip.