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    Texas Flame

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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: 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
    Texas Flame

    About Texas Flame

    Unleash the radiant charm of the Tulip Texas Flame in your garden and revel in the captivating beauty it bestows. With its fiery hues and resilient nature, this enchanting flower bulb variety will undoubtedly become the centerpiece of your floral haven. Hereby some key features and planting instructions.

    • Fiery Elegance: Delight in the mesmerizing blend of bold reds and vibrant yellow that adorn the Tulip Texas Flame, creating a stunning visual spectacle.
    • Striking Contrasts: Witness the dramatic interplay of rich, velvety petals against a backdrop of deep green foliage, accentuating the tulip's exquisite allure.
    • Robust and Reliable: The Tulip Texas Flame boasts exceptional durability, ensuring long-lasting blooms that grace your garden year after year.

    How to plant and take care of Texas Flame

    • Planting Depth: Place the bulbs in well-draining soil at a depth of 6 inches, ensuring they are spaced approximately 4-5 inches apart.
    • Sunlight Requirements: Choose a sunny location for optimal growth, as the Tulip Texas Flame thrives in full sunlight.
    • Watering: Provide regular, moderate watering to keep the soil evenly moist but not waterlogged.
    • Fertilization: Apply a balanced bulb fertilizer during planting and again in the early spring to support vigorous growth.
    • Maintenance: Remove spent flowers to prevent seed formation, allowing the plant to focus its energy on producing more vibrant blooms.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Texas Flame tulips typically bloom for a period of 6 to 8 weeks. These vibrant and eye-catching tulips showcase a captivating combination of fiery red and yellow hues that are sure to enhance any garden or landscape. With proper care and favorable weather conditions, you can enjoy the stunning display of Texas Flame tulips for an extended period within their blooming window. To maximize the bloom time, ensure adequate sunlight, regular watering, and appropriate fertilization. Deadheading the spent flowers can also encourage prolonged blooming. However, it's important to note that environmental factors and individual plant characteristics can influence the exact duration of blooming.

    It is generally not recommended to leave Texas Flame tulips year-round in the ground. Texas Flame tulips are considered tender bulbs, meaning they are not as cold hardy as some other varieties. To ensure their optimal growth and survival, it's advisable to dig up the bulbs after their blooming period, typically in late spring or early summer. Once the foliage has withered, carefully lift the bulbs from the ground, gently remove excess soil, and store them in a cool, dry location until the next planting season.

    If you forgot to plant your Texas Flame tulip bulbs at the appropriate time, there are still a few options available. While it's ideal to plant tulip bulbs in the fall, they can still be successfully planted in early winter, as long as the ground hasn't frozen yet. Look for a period when the soil is still workable, and ensure the bulbs receive proper sunlight and well-drained soil. Alternatively, you can store the tulip bulbs in a cool, dry location until the next planting season in fall. Prior to planting, check the bulbs for any signs of damage or deterioration, and discard any that appear unhealthy or shriveled.

    While Texas flame tulips can withstand some cold weather, prolonged exposure to freezing temperatures can damage or kill the bulbs. If you live in an area with severe winters, it's best to provide some form of protection for your Texas Flame tulips. Options include covering the bulbs with a thick layer of mulch or using protective coverings such as straw or burlap. These measures help insulate the bulbs and provide some defense against frost. Additionally, planting the bulbs at the recommended depth helps to ensure better insulation and protection against extreme temperature fluctuations.

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