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Purple Dream

$9.99
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Product Information
🚚 Shipping Starts: 2nd Week of October
πŸ“¦ Quantity per Package: 10 Bulbs

Specifications
β˜€οΈ Light Required: Full Sun / Partial Shade
🌷 Height: 18-20"
🌸 Blooming Period: Late Spring
🌱 Bulb Size: 12/+
↔ Planting Distance: 4-5"
↕ Planting Depth: 6"
πŸ“ Hardiness Zone: Zone 3-9
🦌 Deer Resistant: No
πŸ’ Minimum Bulbs for Effect: 10-15
Purple Dream

About Purple Dream

With its deep purple petals and graceful form, the Tulip Purple Dream is a stunning addition to any floral paradise. Prepare to be dazzled as you witness nature's own purple masterpiece unfold before your eyes.

  • Striking petals: Each bloom is a mesmerizing blend of rich hues, creating a captivating visual display.
  • Elegant and graceful form: The Tulip Purple Dream stands tall and proud, adding a touch of sophistication to your garden.
  • Hardy and reliable: These tulips are known for their resilience and adaptability, ensuring a bountiful display year after year.

How to plant and take care of Purple Dream

  • Planting Time: Choose a sunny spot and plant the bulbs in the fall, before the ground freezes.
  • Soil Preparation: Ensure well-drained soil by adding organic matter like compost or peat moss.
  • Planting Depth: Dig a hole about 6 inches deep and place the bulb pointy side up.
  • Spacing: Space the bulbs 4 to 5 inches apart to allow them room to grow.
  • Watering: Keep the soil evenly moist but not waterlogged during the growing season.
  • Mulching: Apply a layer of mulch to protect the bulbs from extreme temperatures.
  • After-Bloom Care: Allow the foliage to wither naturally before removing it, as this helps nourish the bulb for next year's growth.

Frequently Asked Questions

Purple Dream tulips are not considered highly toxic to pets. However, it's important to note that all parts of the tulip plant contain allergenic lactones, which can cause gastrointestinal upset if ingested in large quantities. The bulbs, in particular, can be more toxic. Therefore, it is advisable to keep pets, especially cats and dogs, away from Purple Dream tulips to prevent any potential adverse reactions. If you suspect your pet has consumed any part of the plant and exhibits symptoms such as vomiting, diarrhea, or unusual behavior, it is best to consult your veterinarian immediately.

When planting Purple Dream tulip bulbs, it is essential to consider their size and the prevailing soil conditions. As a general guideline, plant Purple Dream tulip bulbs approximately 6 inches deep. This depth provides them with adequate insulation and protection during winter months while ensuring proper root development.

Deadheading Purple Dream tulips can indeed encourage the production of more flowers in subsequent years. Deadheading refers to the removal of spent or faded flowers. By removing the faded blooms, you prevent the plant from diverting energy into seed production. This allows the tulip plant to focus its resources on bulb development and storing nutrients for the next growing season. Additionally, deadheading prevents the formation of seed heads, which can reduce the plant's vigor. To deadhead Purple Dream tulips, simply remove the faded flowers by cutting the stem close to the base, taking care not to damage the emerging foliage.

When spacing Purple Dream tulip bulbs from other bulbs, it is crucial to provide adequate room for each plant to grow and flourish. A general recommendation is to space the bulbs approximately 4 to 5 inches apart. This spacing allows for proper air circulation, reducing the risk of fungal diseases and promoting healthy growth. However, if you prefer a more clustered or dense display, you can decrease the spacing to around 2 to 3 inches. Keep in mind that denser plantings may require additional maintenance, such as more frequent watering and fertilization.

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