Indoor Tulips - Fill glass container about with glass marbles or decorative rocks. Set tulip bulb on top of marbles or stones; pointed end up, add more marbles or rocks; so bulb is surrounded but not covered. Pour fresh water into the container.
How to Store Tulip Bulbs. Tulips are very hardy perennial flowers that do not need to be dug up each winter. In most areas, tulips bloom best when left in the ground all year. But if you live in an area that has extreme cold in the winter.
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