Tulips

Tulips


nicky dowling added on May 2, 2016 | Answered

Can I leave tulip bulbs in the ground year after year and will they keep flowering? They are not a perennial tulip variety.


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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on May 4, 2016

What is your growing zone? If you live in a cold climate, tulips certainly can stay in the ground year round. You can lift and divide bulbs every few years if needed.
If you live in a warm climate, tulips will need to be lifted each fall, to store and provide a chilling period, artificially.
So in a cold climate, tulips are perennial. In warm climates tulips can be grown as annuals.

Here are some articles that will help you with tulip care information.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/bulbs/tulips/tulips-care-and-tulip-planting-tips.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/bulbs/tulips/tulips-bloom-every-year.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/bulbs/tulips/fertilizing-tulips.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/bulbs/tulips/how-to-cure-tulip-bulbs.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/bulbs/tulips/tulips-in-warm-climates.htm

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