I think I must have planted my tulips too deep
I've never seen this before - petals emerging directly out of the soil before any leaves or stem appear.
Any sign of slugs or snails?
North East Somerset - Clay soil over limestone
I always get a couple of the early ones like that, they shouldn't be up yet, it’s early for tulips.
Maybe those weren’t deep enough.
Gardening on the wild, windy west side of Dartmoor.
I remember years ago AT chatting to an old lady about her tulips and what was her secret to getting them to come back year after year. She planted them all at least 9" deep. I suspect that being deep is not the problem.
Vendée - 20kms from Atlantic coast.
"We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." - George Bernard Shaw
I think it is nearly impossible to plants Tulips too deep.
How can you lie there and think of England
When you don't even know who's in the team