Akebono Darwin hybrid tulip is a highly coveted mid blooming tulip. Darwin hybrids typically bear large blooms, and Akebono does not disappoint it has large double blooms that feature an array of colors. The main color of the blooms is a canary yellow, however splashes of red, green and orange are often seen on the petals. These will glow in your mid-Spring garden and impress not only you but your friends, family and entire neighborhood!
Akebono pairs well with other double tulips such as Lilac Perfection and Carnival de Nice Double Late Tulips.
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.