If you love blooms now you can learn how to force tulip bulbs in water. This is a clever hack and you will adore the results!
Tulip flowers look so elegant. There’s a reason they are one of the most popular. They have a wonderful cheery appearance and they’ll brighten up any space. They can be a little tricky to grow given they need a rich soil.
Today we are sharing with you a very clever hack that will teach you how to grow Tulip Bulbs in a Vase with no soil at all!
All you need is some glass beads, pebbles or small river rocks and you are in business. This process is known as forcing bulbs in water. The great news is that it’s an extremely quick and very effective process.
We have included lots of great information including how to identify different types of Tulips as well as a video tutorial that will step you through the process. Be sure to scroll our page all the way to the end so that you don’t miss a single great idea.
Tulips via Flower Muse
We thought we would start by looking at the most common types of Tulips that are used for cut flowers. As you can see by the infographic above, there are a number of varieties.
The Standard Tulip is bold, has solid color and a very consistent bloom shape. It comes in solid and bi-colors. It is generally the more inexpensive of the varieties.
The Parrot Tulip is multi-colored and ruffled and the bloom is generally larger. It comes in various multicolor shades. The petals are ruled and twisted and the extent of this depends on the variety. Many of them are seasonal. Parrot Tulips add unique texture and as they bloom, their shape can change.
The Double Bloom Tulip has multiple layers of petals and is often referred to as a Peony Tulip. This results in a more lush crop.
The fringed Tulip has frilled edged petals that almost look torn. The petals add an eye-catching texture and they look wonderful on their own with very little foliage added.
Tulip Bulbs via Sand and Sisal
Another benefit is you’ll also be able to grow your Tulips indoors and all year round. It’s the Florists secret you need to know. Keep scrolling to view the video tutorial now.
How To Force Bulbs In Water Video Tutorial
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