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    Stunning Apricot

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    🚚 Shipping Starts: Last week of September '24
    📦 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"
    Planting Depth: 6"
    📍 Hardiness Zone: Zone 3-8
    🦌 Deer Resistant: No
    💐 Minimum Bulbs for Effect: 10-15
    Stunning Apricot

    About Stunning Apricot

    Transform your garden into a vision of ethereal beauty with the Tulip Stunning Apricot. This exquisite flower bulb variety showcases a captivating blend of delicate apricot hues, creating a mesmerizing display that will leave you breathless.

    • Captivating Apricot Beauty: The Tulip Stunning Apricot boasts enchanting shades of apricot, creating a stunning focal point in any garden or floral arrangement.
    • Elegance and Grace: With its graceful form and soft, velvety petals, this tulip variety exudes an air of sophistication and refinement.
    • Versatile Charm: Whether planted in borders, containers, or used for cut flowers, the Tulip Stunning Apricot adds a touch of elegance and charm to any setting.
    • Long-Lasting Blooms: Enjoy weeks of floral splendor as these tulips gracefully unfurl their petals, creating a captivating display that lasts.

    How to plant and take care of Stunning Apricot

    • Planting Depth: Plant the bulbs at a depth of approximately 6 inches (15 cm) to ensure proper growth and stability.
    • Ideal Conditions: Choose a location with full sun to partial shade, providing your Tulip Stunning Apricot with the perfect balance of light.
    • Well-Drained Soil: Ensure your soil is well-drained to prevent waterlogging, as this can adversely affect bulb health.
    • Watering: Water thoroughly after planting and keep the soil slightly moist throughout the growing season, but avoid overwatering.
    • Winter Protection: Mulch the planting area to insulate the bulbs during winter, protecting them from extreme temperatures.
    • Pruning: After the flowers fade, allow the foliage to yellow and wither naturally before removing it. This allows the bulb to store energy for future growth.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Stunning Apricot tulips can be toxic to pets. These beautiful flowers belong to the tulip family, which contains compounds that can be harmful to dogs, cats, and other animals if ingested. The bulbs and stems of tulips contain toxins known as tulipalin A and tulipalin B, which can cause gastrointestinal irritation, drooling, vomiting, and, in severe cases, even more serious symptoms like difficulty breathing and increased heart rate. It's crucial to keep pets away from Stunning Apricot tulips and any other tulip varieties to ensure their safety. If you suspect your pet has ingested any part of a tulip, it's essential to contact your veterinarian immediately for guidance.

    When planting Stunning Apricot tulip bulbs, it's recommended to dig a hole that is approximately 6 inches deep. This depth allows for proper root development and stability while also protecting the bulbs from extreme temperature fluctuations. Place the bulbs in the hole with the pointed end facing up and cover them with soil, gently firming it around the bulbs to eliminate air pockets. Adequate planting depth ensures that Stunning Apricot tulips receive sufficient nutrients, moisture, and insulation for healthy growth.

    Deadheading Stunning Apricot tulips can encourage the production of more flowers. Deadheading refers to the removal of spent or faded blooms from the plant. By removing the wilted flowers, you redirect the plant's energy away from seed production and encourage it to focus on new flower bud development. This process stimulates the tulip bulbs to produce additional blooms, resulting in a more vibrant and prolonged display of Stunning Apricot tulips. To deadhead the tulips, use clean and sharp gardening shears or scissors to cut the stem just above the first set of healthy leaves, being careful not to damage the remaining foliage.

    When spacing Stunning Apricot tulip bulbs from other bulbs, it's generally recommended to leave a gap of approximately 4 to 5 inches between each bulb. This spacing allows the tulip plants enough room to grow and ensures adequate airflow and light penetration, which are essential for their overall health and development. Proper spacing helps prevent overcrowding, which can lead to competition for resources and potential disease transmission between plants. However, it's important to consider the specific recommendations provided by the bulb supplier or consult regional gardening resources for any location-specific spacing guidelines. Adhering to appropriate spacing practices promotes optimal growth and enhances the visual appeal of Stunning Apricot tulips when they bloom.

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