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Cheerful appearance

This tulip is bound to make you happy! The Triumph ‘Happy Generation’ tulips transform your garden into a colourful whole. These tulips make excellent cut flowers too. It’s best to pick them in the morning. No doubt you'll find a lovely spot for this cheerful tulip.

It’s best to plant the tulip in your garden in autumn before frost sets in. The flower blossoms in spring - between April and June. Tulips are at their best in the first year.

16x Tulips Tulipa 'Happy Generation' red-white

Tulipa triumph 'Happy Generation'

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16x Tulips Tulipa 'Happy Generation' red-white

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Specifications

Bulb circumference 11 - 12 cm
Red,White
Supplied as bulb or tuber
Not edible
Flowering April - May
Cut flower
Growing height 50 cm
1 year growth and flowering guarantee
Hardy plant
Deciduous
Location: Half shadow
Location: Shadow
Planting depth 10 cm
Planting distance 10 cm

Planting

What do I need?
  • Small spade or bulb planter
  • Watering can
  • Fresh potting soil and hydro grains (for pots or planters)

How do I plant the flower bulbs?
It’s best to plant the flower bulbs as soon as possible after receipt. Plant it directly into the ground, in a flower pot or in a spacious planter. The flower bulb grows best in loose, well-drained soil. A sheltered spot in the sun, semi-shade or in the shadow will do just fine.

The flower bulb should be planted at a depth of 3 times the height of the bulb. For instance, if the bulb is 5 cm high it should be planted at a depth of 15 cm. The distance between small bulbs is 5 - 8 cm and 10 - 15 cm between larger ones.

Planting can be done in spring as well as in autumn. Use a small spade or a special bulb planter for planting. Plant the bulb with the tip up and the roots down. When planted outdoors, flower bulbs are often frost hardy. Cover them with leaves just to be on the safe side.

Planting the flower bulbs in the garden
Find a suitable place in the border or create a flowerbed. Loosen the soil well and divide the flower bulbs across the surface. That can be done in groups of 6 or spread out evenly. Plant the bulb as indicated above, water immediately, and don't walk on the freshly planted area.

How do I plant the flower bulbs in a pot or planter?
Put a layer of hydro grains on the bottom of a decorative pot. Place the flower bulb in the potting soil at the right depth. When planted in a pot, they can be somewhat closer together. Water immediately after planting. Move the pot inside in winter as a potted bulb is not frost hardy. 

Care

What do I need?
  • Watering can

How do I care for the flower bulbs?
Water the flower bulbs abundantly in spring and summer. The soil needs to stay thoroughly moist, especially during dry spells. Flower bulbs in a pot or planter can best be put inside in winter. Keep them in a cool and frost-free place.

Replacing a flower bulb
It’s a good idea to plant new flower bulbs every year. After all, they are at their best the first year. 

Extra

The large flowers of the tulip ‘Happy Generation’ will attract a lot of attention in the garden. The pure white petals have a prominent red flame down the centre of each petal. At the base of the flower there is a hint of yellow. Even the leaves have an appeal. Every leaf has a silvery margin, which contrasts beautifully against the white with red flowers. This Triumph-tulip flowers from April until well into May.

Description

Cheerful appearance

This tulip is bound to make you happy! The Triumph ‘Happy Generation’ tulips transform your garden into a colourful whole. These tulips make excellent cut flowers too. It’s best to pick them in the morning. No doubt you'll find a lovely spot for this cheerful tulip.

It’s best to plant the tulip in your garden in autumn before frost sets in. The flower blossoms in spring - between April and June. Tulips are at their best in the first year.

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