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    Flaming Flag

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

    ☀️ Light Required: Full Sun / Partial Shade
    🌷 Height: 16-18"
    🌸 Blooming Period: Mid 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
    Flaming Flag

    About Flaming Flag

    This majestic flower embodies elegance and grace, with its unique flaming red petals and striking white accents. With its mesmerizing beauty, the Tulip Flaming Flag is sure to become the centerpiece of any garden or floral arrangement.

    • Exquisite tulip variety with stunning flaming red petals and delicate white highlights
    • Perfect for creating eye-catching displays and adding a touch of sophistication to your surroundings
    • Ideal for both indoor and outdoor cultivation, allowing you to enjoy its beauty anywhere
    • Blooms in spring, filling your space with a burst of color and fragrance

    How to plant and take care of Flaming Flag

    • Choose a well-drained location with full to partial sun exposure for planting.
    • Dig a hole about 6 inches deep and place the bulb with the pointed end facing up.
    • Space multiple bulbs about 4-5 inches apart to allow them room to grow.
    • Water thoroughly after planting and keep the soil moist but not waterlogged.
    • Apply a balanced fertilizer during the growing season to promote healthy growth.
    • Deadhead faded flowers to encourage the plant to redirect energy into bulb development.
    • After the tulip has finished blooming, allow the foliage to wither and yellow naturally before removing it.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Staking Flaming Flag tulip bulbs is not necessary. These tulips are known for their strong, sturdy stems that can support the weight of the flowers without toppling over. However, in certain cases where your tulips are exposed to strong winds or if you have particularly heavy blooms, staking can provide added support and prevent any potential damage. If you choose to stake your Flaming Flag tulips, ensure that you use non-abrasive materials such as bamboo stakes and secure them gently to avoid damaging the bulbs or stems. Regularly check the stability of the tulips and adjust the stakes as needed.

    Flaming Flag tulip bulbs are considered deer resistant. These tulips possess a natural defense mechanism due to their alkaloid content, which makes them unappetizing to deer. While no plant can be completely immune to deer browsing, Flaming Flag tulips are generally less attractive to deer compared to other plant varieties. However, it's important to note that hungry deer may still nibble on them if other food sources are scarce. To further deter deer, you can apply deer repellents or employ physical barriers such as fencing around your tulip bulbs to ensure their protection.

    It is not necessary to pinch Flaming Flag tulips at any specific height. Unlike some other plant species, pinching is not a common practice for tulips, including Flaming Flag tulips. These tulips naturally develop their blooms without the need for pinching to encourage growth or branching. Simply allow the tulips to grow and bloom according to their natural growth pattern. However, it's important to remove any spent flowers once they start to fade. This helps redirect the plant's energy towards bulb development, ensuring a healthier and more robust growth in the following seasons.

    The secret to successfully growing Flaming Flag tulips lies in providing optimal growing conditions. These tulips thrive in well-drained soil with full sun exposure. Ensure that the soil is rich in organic matter and has good drainage to prevent waterlogging, as excessive moisture can lead to bulb rot. Plant the tulip bulbs at a depth of about 6 inches, with the pointed end facing upwards. Adequate watering during the growing season is crucial, providing enough moisture without overwatering. After the tulips have finished blooming, allow the foliage to die back naturally, as this helps the bulbs store energy for the next season. Regular fertilization with a balanced bulb fertilizer can also promote healthy growth and vibrant blooms.

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