- KNIA / KRLS - http://kniakrls.com -

The Tulips are Blooming! (Too Soon?)

Posted By News On April 14, 2010 @ 6:25 am In Today’s Local News | Comments Disabled


Many colorful blooms are starting to pop up around Pella, but is it too early for the tulips? Marilyn Rietveld Ebbers, a Master Gardener from Pella says the popular perennials are opening a little ahead of schedule, saying that a spell of cool weather would help keep the colorful flowers around a little longer. She adds that wind is also an enemy of the fragile tulip, but says the good news is that a wide variety of early, mid, and late-season tulip varieties should ensure plenty of the colorful blooms for Pella’s 75th Annual Tulip Time festival.

Article printed from KNIA / KRLS: http://kniakrls.com

URL to article: http://kniakrls.com/2010/04/the-tulips-are-blooming-too-soon/

Copyright © 2009 KNIA/KRLS. All rights reserved.