The tulip is a native of Turkey, character bulbous plant that blooms in spring. It is especially appreciated for its beautiful flower and the variety of colors , so it is very useful for the decoration of gardens of all kinds.The plant reaches a height of thirty- two feet , but until spring, its stem , leaves and flowers are enclosed in compressed form within the bulb. For its part , the leaves have a grayish green and lanceolate .The flowerTulip flowers about one hundred and twenty days after being planted and retains its beauty and good looks for twenty days. Then, the flower fades , and then , it is necessary to cut the main stem , which is and let the rest of the plant dry. Later , you have to remove the bulb from the earth and let it dry to then put it in a container with dry sand, with the apex facing up in a cool , dark place. Thus, in the next planting season this bulb can be reused.The most striking part of the tulip is the flower , especially appreciated by the many colors in there . There is also bicolor species that provide great joy to the garden. This flower consists of six petals acuminata , ie closed inverted heart -shaped and six stamens . It is also possible to cut in order to insert it into bouquets or vases, which give beauty and color anywhere in the house. The vast majority of these plants are simple flower and facing up.The tulip in the gardenThe main purpose of tulip in the garden is ornamental as it can be located in many places . Thus , they provide great beauty at the foot of the trees, in pots, in beds or beds . Its leaves are also ornamental since they have a grayish green and lanceolate . Contrary to common belief , the tulip is a fairly hardy plant , but best in well -drained soil is always done , so you need to avoid placing them in places that are easily puddle .PlantationThe bulbs should be planted with the apex up to a depth of 8 to 10 inches. It should also be monitored there is a separation of at least 10 inches between the various bulbs. The optimum is to plant them in September , that have developed their roots when winter gets cold and able to bear it.However, if planting is done in a pot, you can do so even in December , provided they are located in a protected area of excessive cold .Also, it is necessary to remove the plant outdoors as soon prompt the stem to receive sunlight. .