• Sapporo Lily Flowering Tulip - 88196
  • Sapporo Lily Flowering Tulip - 88196
  • Sapporo Lily Flowering Tulip - 88196
Ships Fall

Sapporo Lily Flowering Tulip

Tulipa fosteriana

#88196
Availability: In Stock
$9.56
Was: $11.95
You Save: $2.39 (20.0%)
10 bulbs per package
Quantity:
5.00 stars, based on 2 review(s)
Ship Season: Fall

These beautiful tulips bloom with an elegant creamy white color in mid- to late spring. Their bowl-shaped flowers make long-lasting cut blooms and also great border. Lily flowering tulips have narrow pointed petals that bow outward and often are edged with a contrasting color. They can be susceptible to wind damage, so plant in somewhat sheltered area. Special gardening tip: Plant them in beds near a patio or other outdoor sitting area and watch the garden "come to life" in the moonlight!

  • Tulips perform best in full sun to partial shade
  • Plant tulips when temperatures have cooled in your area in fall. Once your daytime temperatures are in the 60’s or lower consistently, this is a good time to plant your tulips.
  • Tulips require 12-16 weeks of consistent temperatures below 50 degrees in winter in order to produce a flower bud; tulips are best suited to cold climates.
  • Adequate drainage is essential to the health of your tulips. Amend your soil with top soil and organic matter such as compost, manure, leaf mold or peat moss prior to planting. After you have amended your soil, it should be light and easy to work with.
  • Fertilize at planting with Hi Yield Bulb Food or for organic gardening use Bulb-Tone. Apply fertilizer at least 3” below the bottom of the bulbs so that the roots will get the most benefit from the fertilizer.
  • Tulips should be planted at least 6-8” deep with the pointed side of the tulip facing towards the sky. Dig the planting hole 12” deep so you can add fertilizer to the bottom of the hole. After adding fertilizer back fill with 3-4” of soil, plant your bulbs, then back fill with remaining soil.
  • Space tulips 4-6” apart when planting individual bulbs. For mass planting and brilliant bursts of color in the garden, plant the bulbs 2-3” apart in bouquet planting groups, trenches and garden beds.
  • Immediately after planting, water the tulip planting area. This helps to eliminate air pockets in the soil. After the initial planting, it is not necessary to provide any supplemental water to the area. In spring once the tulips have emerged you may water as necessary, although spring rains often make providing additional water unnecessary.
  • Apply a layer a 2” layer of mulch in late fall.
Overall Customer Rating of 2 Reviews:

Quality bulbs

Rating:
Pros:
  • Quality
Cons:
  • None
Amazing quality, color and pricing

More pink

Rating:
Pros:
  • Color quality
Cons:
  • None
These bulbs are amazing quality and quantity for the price. Can not compare colors available, pricing, or quality with what is available in a store. These are amazing!