Tulip ‘Purissima’, Tulipa fosteriana ‘Purissima’, Fosteriana Group tulip ‘Purissima’, Tulipa ‘White Emperor’
Variety or Cultivar
‘Purissima’ _ ‘Purissima’ is an upright, bulbous perennial with lance-shaped, dark grey-green leaves and a solitary, bowl-shaped, creamy-white flower in mid-spring.
Flowers are fragrant
Eating may cause severe discomfort and may cause a skin allergy.
RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
White in Spring
Dark-green in Spring
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Slugs , Eelworm (stem and bulb)
Bulb, corm and tuber rot , Tulip fire , Tulip viruses
Remove faded flower stems but do not cut back leaves until they have completely died down.
WHERE TO GROW
Tulipa ‘Purissima’ (Tulip ‘Purissima’) will reach a height of 0.35m and a spread of 0.25m after 1-2 years.
Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, City, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Edging, Flower Arranging
Grow in a sheltered spot in fertile, well-drained soil. Plant bulbs 10 to 15cm deep in late summer or autumn. Protect from strong winds and excessive wet.
Chalky, Loamy, Sandy