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    Synaeda Blue

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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
    Synaeda Blue

    About Synaeda Blue

    The Tulip Synaeda Blue is a captivating floral gem that enchants with its mesmerizing hues and graceful presence. With its petals reminiscent of a tranquil summer sky, this exquisite tulip variety adds an air of elegance and serenity to any garden or landscape.

    • Unique Color Palette: The Tulip Synaeda Blue showcases a harmonious blend of enchanting purple shades, ranging from soft pastels to deeper tones, creating a truly captivating visual display.
    • Striking Petal Texture: Its velvety petals are delicately fringed, lending an intriguing texture to the flower and adding an extra touch of allure.
    • Mid-Spring Bloomer: Enjoy the delightful blossoms of the Tulip Synaeda Blue during the mid-spring season when nature reawakens, infusing your surroundings with a burst of vivid colors.

    How to plant and take care of Synaeda Blue

    • Soil and Sun: Plant in well-drained soil that receives ample sunlight, preferably in an area that enjoys partial shade during the hottest hours of the day.
    • Planting Depth: Place the bulbs 4-5 inches deep, ensuring a stable and cozy environment for optimal growth.
    • Watering Needs: Keep the soil moderately moist, providing water when the top layer feels dry. Avoid overwatering to prevent bulb rot.
    • Winter Protection: Tulip Synaeda Blue bulbs are hardy, but a layer of mulch can offer extra protection during the winter months, safeguarding the bulbs from harsh weather conditions.
    • Maintenance: Remove faded flowers to divert the plant's energy into bulb development. Allow the foliage to wither naturally, providing essential nutrients for the bulbs to flourish in the following seasons.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Staking Synaeda Blue tulips is not typically necessary. These tulips are known for their sturdy stems that can support the weight of the flower heads without drooping or bending. However, if your Synaeda Blue tulips are located in an area with strong winds or if the soil is loose and unstable, staking can be beneficial to provide extra support. When staking, use bamboo stakes or other slender supports that won't damage the bulbs or roots. Insert the stakes into the ground near the base of the plant and gently tie the stems to the stakes using soft twine or plant ties.

    Synaeda Blue tulip bulbs are considered deer resistant. Deer are known to be voracious eaters and can damage many types of plants, but they typically avoid Synaeda Blue tulips due to their unpalatable taste and strong scent. These tulips belong to a group of varieties that are less appealing to deer, making them a suitable choice for gardens or landscapes where deer are present. However, it's important to note that while Synaeda Blue tulips are generally deer resistant, hungry deer may still nibble on them if alternative food sources are scarce. To maximize deer resistance, consider planting other deer-resistant plants alongside your Synaeda Blue tulips or additional deer deterrent strategies like fencing or repellents.

    Synaeda Blue tulips should not be pinched at any height. Unlike some other plants, pinching is not a recommended practice for Synaeda Blue tulips. These tulips naturally grow and bloom without requiring any pinching or pruning. The height of Synaeda Blue tulips can vary depending on the specific variety, but generally, they reach a height of around 12-18 inches (30-45 cm) when in bloom. It's important to allow the tulips to grow and develop naturally without interference. Pinching the stems can disrupt their growth and potentially affect the formation of the flower buds.

    The secret to successfully growing Synaeda Blue tulips lies in providing them with the right conditions and care. Here are some key tips for growing these tulips:

    • Sunlight: Synaeda Blue tulips thrive in full sun to partial shade. Ensure they receive at least 6 hours of direct sunlight daily for optimal growth and flowering.
    • Soil and Drainage: Plant Synaeda Blue tulip bulbs in well-draining soil enriched with organic matter. Good drainage is crucial to prevent bulb rot and other diseases.
    • Planting Depth and Spacing: Plant the bulbs at a depth of 6 inches (15 cm) with the pointed end facing upwards. Space the bulbs 4-5 inches apart to allow proper air circulation.
    • Watering: Provide regular watering to keep the soil evenly moist but not waterlogged. Avoid overwatering, especially during dormant periods.
    • Fertilization: Apply a balanced fertilizer or bulb fertilizer when planting and again in early spring to provide essential nutrients for healthy growth.
    • Protection: If deer are a concern in your area, choose Synaeda Blue tulips as they are generally deer resistant. However, consider additional deterrents like fencing or repellents if necessary.
    • Maintenance: Deadhead the flowers after blooming to redirect energy to the bulb. Allow the foliage to wither naturally before removing it to allow nutrient absorption.

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