Sarah Raven Dark Tulip Collection

Who can resist this luscious mix of tulips in a lovely array of purple crimson, deep red and black? This collection flowers April to May, and is a great colourful addition to your spring garden or containers. More
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Who can resist this luscious mix of tulips in a lovely array of purple crimson, deep red and black?

This collection flowers April to May, and is a great colourful addition to your spring garden or containers.

This collection contains 5 or 10 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.

Genus Tulipa
Type Hardy Perennial Bulb
Common Name Tulip
Border Position Front, Middle
Bulb Size 12/+

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Soil Type Chalky, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Well-drained
Height 50cm (20in)
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 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.
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
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Delivery

Bulb Delivery - When in stock, please allow up to 1 week for delivery.

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Sarah Raven Dark Tulip Collection reviews

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Beautiful collection of Tulips

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Reviewed 18th April 2017 by R Birdy

Planted these last autumn, look absolutely wonderful clumped together, colours matching very well. Will certainly buy some more collections for next year.