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Tulips are a beautiful and popular flower, but they can be temperamental. We provide all the guides and know how for you to plant and grow your own as well as tips on how to combat pests and disease, fertilizing, and choosing the best cultivars to create the right look for your home and garden. Happy gardening!

How and When to Water Tulip Bulbs

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From cuplike to ruffled and starry, tulips make a striking statement among the daffodils and hyacinths in the spring garden. Suited to cultivation in Zones 3 to 7, these cheerful bulb flowers thrive in full sun and require well-draining soil to minimize the risk of rotting. Read on and discover how to water tulips now.

Tips for Growing Tulips in Warm Climates

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Tulips like it cold. They can’t survive or reproduce in places where winters are warm. For those of us who live in warm areas, they can be a challenge to grow, but don’t give up your tulip dreams. There are ways to trick the bulbs into thriving for a year or more! Learn how to grow tulips in warm climates in this guide.

Tips for Growing Greig’s (Greigii) Tulips

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Greigii tulips are special because of their bright flowers and spotted, striped, and mottled leaves. The foliage offers up interest even when the flowers aren’t present. Plus, they’re compact enough for container growing. Learn about growing Greig’s tulips, along with a few cultivars worth finding, in this guide.

How to Grow and Care for Tulip Flowers

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The tulip is an iconic spring bulb flower that is available in an array of colors. It is a perennial that is often grown as an annual. Read on for all you need to know to select bulbs, grow and care for plants, and manage pests and disease. Discover exciting varieties and companion planting ideas in this handy guide.

Types of Tulip Flowers: 15 Beautiful Divisions

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Tulips are a favorite among springtime flowering bulbs for many gardeners, available in a wide selection of sizes, colors, and styles with early, mid-season, and late bloom times. But what type should you choose for your garden? Learn more about the different varieties of tulips, grouped into 15 divisions. Read more.

How to Grow Peony Tulips in Your Garden

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Have you ever wanted to grow a tulip that looks like a peony? Well, you totally can, and in this guide we’ll show you how. Peony tulip blooms last longer than actual peonies, and these flowers are just as deliciously fancy. Learn everything you need to know about growing peony tulips in our guide. Read more now.

How to Grow and Care for Parrot Tulips in the Spring Garden

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The parrot tulip is an intriguing mid- to late-spring bloomer. Vibrant colors play across petals that ruffle and curl like exotic birds in flight. Mass plant for exceptional curb appeal. Scatter through beds and borders. Get parrot tulip growing tips now, and enjoy botanical garden quality blooms in your own backyard.

9 Reasons Why Tulip Leaves May Turn Yellow Prematurely

Healthy tulips have fleshy green foliage and bare, vertical flower stems. After blooming, it’s normal for the foliage to turn yellow and then brown. However, sometimes the leaves turn yellow early in the growing season. This spells trouble. Read on to learn the likely causes and how to avoid them with future plantings.

How to Protect Your Tulips from Deer

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Do you know who loves tulips just as much as you do? Deer, that’s who. They love the bulbs, leaves, and blossoms more than just about anything else. They’ll go out of their way, through deterrents and from afar, to find and eat tulips. In this guide, we’ll explain how to enjoy your tulips while keeping the deer away.

How to Lift, Cure, and Store Tulip Bulbs

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Tulip bulbs face adversity in the landscape where foraging rodents, freezing and thawing cycles, and oversaturation may spell disaster. Rather than risk losing your favorite species and hybrids, you can lift, cure, and store tulip bulbs post-bloom. Read on for all you need to know and enjoy years of springtime flowers.

Tips for Growing Rembrandt Tulips

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Rembrandt tulips are truly the stuff of legend. They’re the flowers that started the infamous tulipmania of the mid-1600s, but the tulips of yore were infected with a nasty virus. Today’s version is hardier and healthier than ever. Learn about where these gorgeous tulips came from and how to grow them in our guide.

9 Tips to Get Tulips to Rebloom

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Tulips are spring-blooming bulbs that prefer full sun and well-draining soil. Many gardeners grow these flowers as annuals, but botanically speaking, they’re perennials. Read on to find 9 tips to get tulips to rebloom. Discover the types most likely to return and replicate their natural habitat to make it happen.

17 of the Best Multiheaded Tulip Varieties

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Picture a tulip. I bet you imagined a single flower at the end of a stalk, right? If so, it’s time to get to know bouquet tulips. Multiheaded tulips are plants that produce several blossoms from a single bulb, so instead of a solo flower, you can grow a whole bouquet on one plant. Here are our picks for the best ones.