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Tulip Zombie from Lubera: plant it on Halloween

Tulip Zombie. Picture; Lubera
Tulip Zombie. Picture; Lubera

Bury its corpse (well bulb) on All Hallow’s Eve!

If you’re looking for a gardening job to do around Halloween or want to give a gardener an appropriately spooky gift, look no further than the tulip Zombie from Lubera!

You can plant tulips from October to November, as long as there isn’t the tulip fire virus in your area. For more on tulips click here.

Zombie is a stunner, with red-rimmed, yellowy eyes with black centres and pale, ghostly pink petals.

She’s a Fosteriana tulip, growing to 20-40cm tall and flowering in April. The bulb size is 12/+ and plant 10cm deep, spacing 10cm apart.

A pack of 10 Zombie bulbs costs £3.90 and you can see the full range at www.lubera.co.uk.

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Mandy Watson is a freelance journalist and an incurable plantaholic. MandyCanUDigIt grew from the tiny seed of a Twitter account into the rainforest of information you see before you. Gardening columnist for the Sunderland Echo, Shields Gazette and Hartlepool Mail and editor of the Teesdale Mercury Magazine. Attracted by anything rebellious, exotic and nerdy, even after all these years. Passionate about northern England and gardens everywhere. Falls over a lot.

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