Tulipa 'Pinocchio'

Tulipa 'Pinocchio'

Tulip

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Key Information

  • Botanical name: Tulipa 'Pinocchio'
  • Common name: Tulip
  • Plant type: Bulb

Height: 25cm

Spread: 10cm

Flower colour:
  • Red
Foliage colour:
  • Green
  • Features: Flowers

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Tulipa 'Pinocchio' is a dwarf tulip, perfect for planting in the rockery or in containers. It produces bright scarlet red flowers with cream edges, above unusual purple-marked leaves, in April and May.

For best results grow Tulipa 'Pinocchio' in moist but well-drained soil in full sun. Plant bulbs in November. Once they have flowered, water regularly and remove blooms as they fade to prevent plants wasting energy setting seed.

Position

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Aspect: South facing, West facing
  • Position in border: Front, Middle
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Maintenance: Prefers rich soil, Succeeds on poor soil
  • Soil type: Well drained/light/sandy

Wildlife

Attracts:
  • Bees

  • Beneficial insects

  • Birds

  • Butterflies / Moths

  • Other pollinators

Care routine

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Toxicity

Toxic to:
  • People

  • Cats

  • Dogs

  • Birds

  • Horses

  • Livestock

  • Effects: Purgative if ingested

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