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🚚 Shipping Starts: Sold-out for this season
📦 Quantity per Package: 10 Bulbs

☀️ Light Required: Full Sun / Partial Shade
🌷 Height: 20-22"
🌸 Blooming Period: Late Spring
🌱 Bulb Size: 12/+
Planting Distance: 4-5"
📍 Hardiness Zone: Zone 3-9
🦌 Deer Resistant: No
💐 Minimum Bulbs for Effect: 10-15

About Dordogne

Dordogne’s exquisite blooms, reminiscent of a vivid painter's palette, will transform your outdoor space into a mesmerizing floral oasis. With its unique blend of red, orange and pink hues, this tulip variety stands out from the crowd, making a bold statement wherever it is planted.

  • Striking color palette: unique blend of red, orange, and soft pink blend for a captivating visual display.
  • Stunning blooms: Large, elegant flowers that add a touch of sophistication to any landscape.
  • Long-lasting beauty: Enjoy weeks of vibrant blossoms, ensuring a prolonged period of floral delight.
  • Easy to grow: Low-maintenance bulbs that thrive in a variety of climates and soil conditions.
  • Versatile: Ideal for borders, flower beds, or even potted arrangements, allowing you to showcase their charm anywhere in your garden.

How to plant and take care of Dordogne

  • Choose a location with well-drained soil and ample sunlight.
  • Dig a hole at least twice the depth of the bulb and place it with the pointed end facing up.
  • Space the bulbs a few inches apart to allow them room to grow.
  • Cover the bulbs with soil and water thoroughly.
  • Water regularly, keeping the soil moist but not waterlogged.
  • Remove any dead flowers to promote continuous blooming.
  • Apply a layer of mulch to protect the bulbs during colder months.
  • Consider fertilizing once a year to enhance growth and flowering.

Frequently Asked Questions

Caring for Dordogne tulip bulbs is essential to ensure their health and vibrant blooms. Start by selecting a well-drained location with full sun or partial shade for planting. After planting the bulbs in the fall, water them thoroughly to settle the soil. Once the growing season begins, ensure they receive consistent moisture, but avoid overwatering, as it can lead to bulb rot. Apply a balanced fertilizer during early spring when the foliage emerges, and remove any weeds that compete for nutrients. After the flowers fade, allow the foliage to wither naturally, as it provides energy for the next year's growth. Protect the bulbs from extreme cold by applying a layer of mulch in late fall.

Planting Dordogne tulip bulbs at the right time is crucial for successful growth and blooming. The ideal time to plant these bulbs is in the fall, preferably six to eight weeks before the first hard frost in your area. This allows the bulbs to establish their root system before winter sets in. Aim for a soil temperature of around 55°F (13°C) for optimal bulb growth. In most regions, this means planting Dordogne tulip bulbs in September or October. However, it's essential to check the local climate and frost dates to determine the exact timing for your area.

The time it takes for Dordogne tulips to bloom can vary depending on various factors such as the weather conditions, bulb size, and planting depth. Generally, Dordogne tulips take approximately 2 to 3 weeks to bloom after the emergence of foliage. However, Tulips go in a dormant state during the winter time to be able to bloom in the spring. Dordogne tulips typically bloom in mid to late spring, bringing vibrant colors to your garden. To ensure a continuous display of blooms, consider planting tulip bulbs with staggered bloom times or mix them with other early, mid, and late blooming varieties.

Planting Dordogne tulip bulbs is a straightforward process that can be accomplished with a few simple steps.
• Start by choosing a planting location that offers well-drained soil and receives full sun or partial shade.
• Dig a hole that is two to three times the height of the bulb, ensuring a depth of about 6 to 8 inches (15 to 20 cm).
• Place the bulb in the hole with the pointed end facing upwards. If you're planting multiple bulbs, space them apart, leaving a few inches of space between each bulb.
• Gently cover the bulbs with soil, firming it down to remove air pockets. Water the bulbs thoroughly after planting to settle the soil.
• With proper planting, your Dordogne tulip bulbs will establish their roots and reward you with a stunning display of colorful blooms in the spring.

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