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This stunning ‘strawberry ripple’ cup-shaped tulip with its ice white petals flashed with blood red streaks is as eye-catching as the Brazilian festival itself.
This stunning ‘strawberry ripple’ cup-shaped tulip with its ice white petals flashed with blood red streaks is as eye-catching as the Brazilian festival itself. A winner on all fronts, Carnaval de Rio produces grey-green leaves with narrow white margins topped with lightly fragranced flowers. With strong stems reaching a height of 50cms, Carnaval de Rio is brilliant as a cut flower and planted in groups will make a real splash of colour and vibrancy in your spring borders.
Works well as a combination when under planted with the white of Chionodoxa luciliae Alba.
Product Code: PTUL011
Plant the bulbs pointy side up approx. 10cm deep and 15cms apart in late autumn or any time up to the end of November.
Prefers well-drained site in sun but will tolerate some shade. Flowers in spring – April to May.
Ideal as a cut flower. Suitable for borders and patio containers.
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