Graceland Tulip Collection

I love the new tulip 'Graceland', with ivory petals delicately outlined in purple to pick up on the feathering of the truly delicious Tulip 'La Belle Epoque'. More
30 bulbs 260955-30 £17.95 In stock
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When in stock, outdoor bulbs are normally despatched within 2-3 working days. During the busy months of February and September/October, it can take up to two weeks for delivery, due to the number of orders being processed. Please note, we despatch all of our orders in the order they were placed.
60 bulbs 260955-60 £32.95 In stock
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When in stock, outdoor bulbs are normally despatched within 2-3 working days. During the busy months of February and September/October, it can take up to two weeks for delivery, due to the number of orders being processed. Please note, we despatch all of our orders in the order they were placed.
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I love the new tulip 'Graceland', with ivory petals delicately outlined in purple to pick up on the feathering of the truly delicious Tulip 'La Belle Epoque' – soft and gorgeous as a mix.

This collection includes Tulips 'Apricot Beauty', 'Graceland' and 'La Belle Epoque'.

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

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Soil Type Chalky, Sandy, Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Well-drained
Height 40cm (16in)
Spacing Plant 30cm (12in) 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
How to plant and grow tulips

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

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, outdoor bulbs are normally despatched within 2-3 working days. During the busy months of February and September/October, it can take up to two weeks for delivery, due to the number of orders being processed. Please note, we despatch all of our orders in the order they were placed.

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Gorgeous with a hint of faded grandeur!

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Reviewed 18th May 2016 by Amanda Pearce

This collection started to flower late April and by early May looked fantastic planted up in a couple of old vintage galvanised baths. (Approx 70x40cm with drainage holes drilled into the bottom).

The Belle Epoque is a fabulous tulip - the description on its page here is spot on: very unusual, a wonderful coffee colour and it has lasted really well - slowly becoming more blowsy which is why I've said there is a feeling of faded grandeur about the collection! It is very snazzy - close up shots taken with an old iphone 4 look fab. It has taken a hammering in the rain, but

The Graceland tulip itself is beautiful - more interesting than it looks on the site, as is the Apricot Beauty: wonderful markings both.

I was told by friends that Sarah Raven tulips flower later than other brands and I found this to be true. Worth the wait however, and I'd layered Muscari and Narcissi in the tubs with the tulips (the SR video on 'lasagnes' is vg) so have had a display in the tubs since later February. The foliage from the earlier plants has also added to the abundance so the 30 bulb collection has been enough for the 2 old tubs.

A gorgeous, vintagey collection and an easy way to impress visitors!