Tulip (Tulipa) 'Paul Scherer’ will amaze everyone with its colour - this tulip is almost black! A complete black flower in nature is not quite natural - this in in fact a very dark purple with large flowers on sturdy stems. Growers create every darker shades that before. 'Paul Scherer' has firm stems holding the pretty oval blooms and that make this tulip the perfect cut flower.
|Latin name:||Tulipa - 'Paul Scherer'|
|Delivery type:||Supplied as bulb or tuber|
|Guarantee:||100% growth and flowering guarantee|
|Preferred location:||Sun, Half shadow, Shadow|
|Leafs all year:||No|
|Flowering:||April - May|
|Growing Height:||50 - 60 cm|
|Planting distance:||10 cm|
|Planting depth:||10 cm|
|Bulb circumference:||11 - 12 cm|
As soon as possible after receiving the Tulipa ‘Paul Scherer’ bulbs they should be planted in the garden or potted up. These tulip bulbs must be kept in a frost-free area until then. Plant each bulb in a hole that is three times as deep as the height of the bulbs - a 5 cm bulb goes in a 15 cm hole. Planting distance for the Tulipa ‘Paul Scherer’ is roughly 10 cm. Loosen the soil well and plant the bulbs point up. Refill the hole and avoid walking over the soil. Plant the bulbs individually with a small trowel or with a special bulb planter. For larger areas, make a wider hole to accommodate more bulbs. The more bulbs, the greater the effect. Plant in groups of at least 6 bulbs or scatter about 25-50 flower bulbs evenly over the beds and borders.
The flowers of the ‘Paul Scherer’ tulip are at their best the first year after planting. That’s why we recommend adding new and extra bulbs each year to make your borders and pots even more colourful. ‘Paul Scherer’ tulips grow best in loose, well drained soil ianywhere in the garden. To protect potted bulbs from frost, store the pot in a frost-free area or cover it with bubble wrap. Water the tulips during dry periods.