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nonblooming tulips

Anyone know why I get big leaves and no flowers on my tulips? Holmen Wisconsin
Submitted by speedycat54



Thanks for writing. Most hybrid tulips bloom well for a year or two, then the mother bulb becomes exhausted and fades. But it's replaced by daughter bulbs that produce big foliage for a few years until they're old enough to bloom.


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