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thrives where summers are hot and winters are cold. It's ideal for rock gardens or container displays. Flowers in late-April. Height 20cm.Tulipa linifoliaA sweet-scented and early-flowering variety. Flowers from March to April. Height 10cm.Tulipa humilis
. On Thursday I'm with the twinkling Chris Beardshaw, on Friday with earthy Monty Don and on Saturday and Sunday with gingery Joe Swift. If you're looking for somewhere to go this coming weekend (10-11 May) please come along and say 'hello'.I'm already looking
It won’t be long before daffodils, tulips, fragrant hyacinths and a host of other colourful flowers signal the arrival of spring, but if we want summer and autumn to provide similar displays we have to start planning and planting now
The same thing happens every year. I buy my bulbs in good time, and then don't make time to plant them! I've got a huge bag of tulips and other bulbs to be planted, but it will soon be December.Other things got in the way during October, and then I
that will flower at different times.Deep potCompostLarge-flowered daffodilsTulipsDwarf bulbs, such as crocus or irisSeptember - October45 minutesMarch - AprilFill the base of the pot with compost and plant a layer of large-flowered daffodils on top. Cover with a
Refers to flowers having petals with dark edging, eg, some varieties of carnations and tulips.
1) General term for any disease or condition causing leaves to appear scorched.2) Incurable fungal disease affecting tulips.
The collective term used to describe the external floral parts of a flower, which includes the calyx and corolla. In a tulip, the combined sepals and petals are known as the perianth.
of colour and life; in the majority of cases this is to be welcomed. Hooray for the resurgence of tulips, whoopee for the return of the rose and yippee for the arrival of annuals.However, there are some plants which I am not looking forward to seeing again
Plant out perennials in groups of three, five or seven for maximum effectSprinkle fertiliser around clumps of tulips to boost floweringSow hardy annual flowers directly into beds where you'd like them to bloomPrune Himalayan honeysuckle (Leycesteria