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    Bombastic Red

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    🚚 Shipping Starts: Last week of September '24
    📦 Quantity per Package: 10 Bulbs

    ☀️ Light Required: Full sun / Partial Shade
    🌷 Height: 20"
    🌸 Blooming Period: Mid Spring/ Late Spring
    🌱 Bulb Size: 12/+
    Planting Distance: 4-5"
    Planting Depth: 6''
    📍 Hardiness Zone: Zone 3-8
    🦌 Deer Resistant: No
    💐 Minimum Bulbs for Effect: 10-15
    Bombastic Red

    About Bombastic Red

    Meet Tulip Bombastic Red, your garden's new star! This tulip is like a red burst of beauty, with its rich color and lush petals. It's an easy way to make your garden pop with natural charm. Just plant it, and watch the magic unfold! Bombastic Red is a Double Late Tulip, what means that is has beautiful double petals and blooms late in Spring.

    • Striking color: brilliant red blooms create a stunning visual impact.
    • Hardy bulbs: resilient bulbs ensure a long-lasting display.
    • Versatile planting: ideal for gardens, borders, or dazzling floral arrangements.
    • Early bloomer: enjoy a splash of color early in the spring.

    How to plant and take care of Bombastic Red

    • Planting depth: place bulbs 4-6 inches deep in well-draining soil.
    • Sun exposure: choose a sunny location for optimal growth.
    • Watering: Keep soil consistently moist but not waterlogged.
    • Fertilization: apply a balanced fertilizer during the growing season.
    • After-bloom care: allow foliage to wither before removing for bulb nourishment.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    The key to successful Bombastic Red Tulip bulb growth lies in meticulous planting and care. Start by selecting a well-draining location with partial to full sunlight. Ensure the soil is rich in organic matter and slightly acidic. Plant the bulbs in the fall, about 4-6 inches deep, pointed side up. Fertilize with a balanced, slow-release fertilizer. Adequate watering is crucial, especially during the growing season. Once the tulips bloom, deadhead them to redirect energy into bulb development. After blooming, allow the foliage to wither naturally, as this nourishes the bulb for the next season. Regularly monitor for pests or diseases, and take prompt action if needed.

    Bombastic Red Tulips typically bloom in spring, providing a burst of vibrant color for about 1 to 3 weeks. The exact duration can vary based on environmental factors, soil conditions, and local climate. Adequate sunlight and well-drained soil contribute to a more prolonged bloom period. After flowering, the tulips enter a dormant phase. While individual bloom periods might be relatively short, thoughtful planning and planting a variety of tulips with staggered bloom times can extend the overall tulip display in your garden.

    Yes, Bombastic Red Tulips can be left in the ground year-round. Unlike some summer-blooming bulbs, tulips are generally perennial and can remain in the soil after flowering. To enhance their chances of returning the following year, it's crucial to allow the foliage to die back naturally after blooming. This process allows the bulb to store nutrients for the next growing season. Additionally, provide adequate drainage to prevent bulb rot during the dormant phase. While tulips are resilient, monitoring soil conditions and protecting against extreme weather ensures their continued health.

    If you forgot to plant Bombastic Red Tulip bulbs in the fall, don't worry; there's still a chance to salvage the situation. You can plant them in early winter before the ground freezes, although this might affect the timing of their bloom. Alternatively, store the bulbs in a cool, dry place until the next fall, ensuring they are not exposed to extreme temperatures. This delay won't harm the bulbs, and you can plant them in the following autumn. Remember to provide adequate care during the growing season to compensate for the late planting and promote healthy blooming.

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