45 bulbs 261107-45 £21.95 Delivery late September
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90 bulbs 261107-90 £42.50 Delivery late September
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'Apricot Foxx' adds a softness to this rich and glorious scented mix we had planted all the way down our drive at Perch Hill last spring.

Overplant with wallflowers or valerian for a beautiful contrast.

This collection contains 15 or 30 bulbs each of:

This can be gift wrapped in our exclusive hessian sack, with ribbon and a Sarah Raven gift card. You will be able to add this to your basket once you begin the checkout process. To add a gift message to your order, simply fill out the details at the delivery stage of the checkout.

Please note: only items which are showing ‘in stock’ can be gift wrapped.

Our tulip bulbs are the best and biggest we can find, from tried and trusted growers. Don't forget that tulips like to be planted late in October and November with the colder weather, and need a little watering if planted in pots.

Genus Tulipa
Group/Species Triumph

Single-flowered cultivars, stem of medium height, flowering in mid-season. Good lasting properties. Conical flowers, up to 7.5cm wide. Click here for more information about tulip groups.

Variety Apricot Foxx, Jan Reus, Request
Type Hardy Perennial Bulb
Common Name Tulip
Border Position Container, Front, Middle
Bulb Size 12/+

For more info on bulb sizes, click here.

Soil Type Acid, Alkaline, Chalky, Clay, Fertile, Heavy Clay, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Scented: Tulip 'Request'
Site Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Well-drained
Height 50cm (20in)
Spacing Plant pointy end up 10-15cm (4-6in) deep, 8cm (3in) apart. Layer bulbs to a depth of 25-30cm (10-12in) if room is tight. Remember to add plenty of grit if your soil is heavy. For containers, space bulbs 1-2cm (½-1in) apart if planting in a single layer, give them more room, 2-3cm (1-1½in) if planting in a bulb lasagne.
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Plant outdoors October-December.
Care Tips Don't plant tulip bulbs until the cold weather has set in – this helps wipe out viral and fungal diseases. Leave the browning foliage on your tulips until every leaf has died right down – this allows the bulb to store more food and increases the chances of good flowering the following year.
Flowering April
Vase Life Tulips make supreme cut flowers. Strip the bottom leaves, tie the stems in paper to hold the stems ram-rod straight and leave to drink for at least 3 hours – or overnight. This helps keep the stems straight, but tulips do continue to grow after picking so curves may appear.
Harvesting Flowers in April
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
Advice
Planting numbers for bulbs in borders

A handy guide for how many alliums, narcissi, tulips, snowdrops and other bulbs to plant in your plot.

Sarah's favourite tulip groups

Sarah talks about her favourite types of tulip groups.

Protecting tulips from pests

Protect your tulips this spring from their main pests. This short guide shows you how to avoid tulip fire and squirrels.

Top tips for growing tulips

Sarah shares her top tips for growing tulips successfully, from how deep to plant them to what sort of soil you should use. 

How to plant and grow tulips

Find out the best way to plant your tulip bulbs for a great display next spring.

Understanding the 15 different tulip groups

The full list of the different tulip groups, with a little specification, as well as an example. We hope from this you can learn a bit more to help...

Layering bulbs – How to make a bulb lasagne

Create beautiful flower displays in your spring pots with Sarah's guide to layering bulbs in a bulb lasagne.

Delivery

Bulb Delivery - When in stock, please allow up to 2 weeks for delivery.

Click here to find out more information about our delivery rates and times.

Plum and Apricot Tulip Collection reviews

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Reviewed 14th August 2019 by Hello Malcolm

Service and advice with excellent products

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Rhian

Didn't flower as well as expected

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Reviewed 17th July 2019 by Hello Susan

Mixed together in pots they looked lovely

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Reviewed 11th July 2019 by Hello Sharon

I was disappointed with one of the three varieties of tulip. The plum coloured and apricot coloured ones were as I had expected but the other ones never really looked very good.

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Reviewed 10th July 2019 by Hello Hazel

One or two rogue bulbs appeared with the ones ordered. Otherwise the whole Effect was very pleasing although did not detect much in the way of scent, not normally a problem for me.

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Reviewed 10th July 2019 by Hello Angela

Bulbs looked nothing like the catalogue picture. I was extremely disappointed with them as previously I had wonderful results.

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Reviewed 10th July 2019 by Hello Barry

I am a regular customer and the choice of product (plants) is fantastic however recently, the quality of the plants received has not been so good. Our last delivery (dahlia) was pretty feeble and battered and so were the bedding plants received. Several were completely broken and therefore taking a long time to recover now. I have asked for replacements in the past but I honestly don't have the time or energy to keep doing so. Perhaps I need to re-think buying plants online in the future.

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Reviewed 27th June 2019 by Gaynor

All the collection l purchased brought the garden to life a wonderful display. Service as usual was excellent

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Reviewed 26th June 2019 by Carole

Beautiful display this spring,Will try another selection in the autumn.

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Reviewed 26th June 2019 by Linda

Lovely collection lasted a long time robust against the wind and rain

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Reviewed 26th June 2019 by David

Superb bulbs giving a wonderful display of distinctive colours. Hoping that they will be as good next year!!!

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Reviewed 26th June 2019 by Celia

Good quality bulbs which produced lots of beautiful colour tulips. Appreciated the growing instructions and tips which came with them. Great service!

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Reviewed 26th June 2019 by Deborah

Excellent, the colours were lovely.