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This Perfect for Pots Tulip Collection contains a brilliant succession of beautiful and unusual tulips for sun and light shade.

'Flaming Spring Green' is an exquisite tulip, with flashes of red across its green and ivory petals, and it flowers for ages whatever the weather. It's there in full bloom with the early 'Ronaldo' and is still there when 'Jan Reus' comes into flower in late-April.

This collection flowers from April to May, and comes with one of our How to Plant your Bulb booklets. Each variety comes in a separate bag, so you can decide where to plant each colour.

This collection contains 5, 10 or 20 bulbs each of:

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.

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.

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.


Distinguished by having green streaks or markings on their petals and are normally late flowerers. Click here for more information about tulip groups.

Common Name Tulip
Border Position Container Garden
Bulb Size 12/+

For more info on bulb sizes, click here.

Soil Type Broad Tolerance
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Well-drained
Height 60cm (24in)
Spacing Plant 20cm (8in) deep, 8cm apart. Layer bulbs if room is tight.
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Plant outdoors October - December.
Care Tips Don’t plant tulips until mid-late October. Plant pointy end up 10-15cm deep, 8cm apart in borders (less in containers). You can use a mycorrhizal Bulb Starter. After flowering leave the foliage to die back naturally if you want to reuse the bulbs.
Flowering April - May
Vase Life Tulips make supreme cut flowers. Strip the bottom leaves, tie the stems in paper and soak for 8 hrs. This helps keep the stems straight.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
Advice & Videos
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.

Sarah's favourite tulip groups

Sarah talks about her favourite types of tulip groups.

Gardening at home with Sarah | May Tulips

Sarah shares her favourite tulips for companion planting, growing in shade and pots.

Gardening at home with Sarah | The best tulips at Perch Hill

In our latest video, Sarah shares her favourite tulips for picking, pots, borders and grass.

Gardening at home with Sarah | Tulips at Perch Hill

Watch as Sarah discusses her favourite varieties currently growing in the gardens at Perch Hill.

Planting numbers for bulbs in borders

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

How to plant and grow tulips

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

How to plant tulips using a traditional bulb planter

On a particularly blustery autumn day in October, Sarah shows you how to plant tulips with a bulb planter.

How to grow tulips in container pots

Sarah shows you a few different ideas and techniques for planting tulips in container pots, for beautiful spring displays in your garden.

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...

A guide through the tulip trial beds at Perch Hill

Sarah guides you through the new tulip varieties she is trialling from her most recent trip to the Netherlands (Hortus Bulborum, Keukenhof). She...

Sarah's blog: The Tulip Garden

We had our first light frost this morning, which has made me start thinking about planting tulips...


Bulb Delivery - When in stock, please allow up to 3 weeks for despatch.

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

Perfect for Pots Tulip Collection reviews

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Reviewed 31st August 2019 by Rebecca

Gorgeous ‘doers’. Perfect for filling that colour gap

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Reviewed 2nd August 2019 by John

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Reviewed 2nd August 2019 by Charlotte

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Reviewed 1st August 2019 by Clare

High quality goods. Speedy service, and excellent organisation.

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Linda

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Caroline

Beautiful tall tulips, lovely with the wallflowers

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Reviewed 23rd July 2019 by Irene

Iwas very pleased with the way the bulbs were packed.They lasted well, and the colours were very attractive I will be buying more this year. Thanks for a good service

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Reviewed 10th July 2019 by Hello Tara

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Reviewed 10th July 2019 by Hello Stephanie

The white tulips were poor quality blooms and didn't last long. The purple ones were better.
But my order of jumbo plugs of cosmos was very disappointing. Tiny tiny seedlings, a bit battered and only one has survived. I should have returned them immediately.

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Reviewed 10th July 2019 by Hello Suzy

Sorry to report that I planted these in a pot and not a single one appeared. Such a shame as I've bought in previous years and they're so lovely.

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Reviewed 10th July 2019 by Jane

Beautiful show of tulips!

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Reviewed 27th June 2019 by Anne

Beautiful long lasting flowers. They are expensive compared to other suppliers but are worth every penny.

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Reviewed 26th June 2019 by Sally

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Reviewed 26th June 2019 by Liz

Not up to usual standard I thought but could be I used different compost from last time

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Reviewed 26th June 2019 by Julia

The colours are gorgeous and they lasted a long time

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Reviewed 26th June 2019 by Patricia

Good service but bulbs not as good as usual.

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Reviewed 26th June 2019 by Hilary

Beautiful tulips and excellent service from this company

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Reviewed 26th June 2019 by Elizabeth

These looked fantastic in two large pots by backdoor

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Reviewed 26th June 2019 by Paula

Looked great and almost all came up. Had thought they’d be a bit most phased, but no matter.

Stunning combination

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Reviewed 29th May 2018 by Vivienne McCartney

This combination is beautiful. The colours compliment each other and provide a stunning display in a large pot. They have flowered for ages. I would highly recommend them.

Perfect for pots

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Reviewed 19th April 2018 by Lynda

I love Tulipa 'Spring green' but I wanted a vibrant contrast outside my new art studio, so I decided on the bulb lasagna for pots. The first to arrive were the irises which were a stunning purple then the Narcissi which are so tall, graceful and elegant. Now the tulips are coming out it is absolutely stunning. The 'Ronaldo' is a deep wine colour with unusual shaped petals and a yellow centre which against the lime and cream of 'Flaming Spring green' is a wonderful contrast. There is a flash of wine on the petals too. I would highly recommend.
Sarah has a wonderful way of combining form and colour. A very happy customer.
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