La Courtine Single Late Tulip is a graceful and tall blooming tulip that blooms at the end of the tulip season. The bright yellow blooms have red accents throughout. Large oval shaped blooms put on a display in the May garden. For the biggest impact plant in large groupings of 5 or more bulbs per planting hole. Our favorite companion tulip with the La Courtine is Sky High Scarlet Single Late Tulip, the red blooms play off the red accents in the La Courtine nicely.
Tulip Growing Advice
- Plant in full sun to partial shade
need cold temperatures in order to produce a bloom, and are best suited
in climates that have 12-16 weeks of consistently cold temps (below 50
degrees) during the day.
- Drainage is essential to the survival
of tulips. Plant in garden beds that have been amended with organic
matter if your soil does not drain well.
- To encourage the
possibility of blooms for the next season, keep the leaves intact until
they have yellowed, withered and can easily be removed from the soil.
tulips in fall at planting with a slow release granular fertilizer.
When leaves emerge in Spring you may fertilize your tulips again with
the same slow release granular fertilizer.