Fosteriana tulips have large flowers and flower in March/April. Exotic Emperor has flowers that are a pure white with a slight greenish edge to the outside petals. This group is renown for its large flowers which look quite superb. Tulips prefer to be planted in soils that are quite fertile and have been cultivated to a depth of 20cms as a minimum. Plant bulbs at 10-15cms deep and 10cms apart for the best effect. If growing in containers planting distance can be reduced to 5cms if needed to get a real pot full. Remember to feed bulbs during the leaf and flower stage with tomorite. Blood and bone meal or similar.
Aspect: Semi sun to full shade
Soil type: All free draining soils