Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda Planted - 'Kees Nelis' Tulip

 Tulip Kees Nelis

Come spring, lots of folks slap themselves on the forehead saying, "I woulda, coulda, shoulda planted ____." You fill in the blank. If only they had planted those flower bulbs in fall, they would be enjoying them in spring. Here is one of my favorites that you should plant now.

Name(s): Tulipa 'Kees Nelis'.

Flower Color: Red/yellow.

Bloom Time: Mid-season.

Foliage: Herbaceous.

Height: 18 inches.

Climate Zones: Hardy in zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7.

Sun Exposure: Full sun.

Soil Condition: Organic, well-drained, pH 6.1 to 7.8.

Planting Depth: 2-1/2 times the height of the bulb.

Features: Deer resistant.

Uses: Cutting, container gardens, bulb gardens, borders.

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