The Romantics Tulip Collection

A passionately recommended collection of tulips for a soft, blousy, romantic and supremely beautiful arrangement in the garden or vase. More
20 bulbs 261038-20 £19.50

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40 bulbs 261038-40 £36.95

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Gift Set: 20 bulbs, in a hessian sack 480286-20 £24.50

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Gift Set: 40 bulbs, in a hessian sack 480286-40 £41.95

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Please note: Tulip ’Vovos’ is not available for 2017, so the collection will now include 5 or 10 bulbs each of ‘Victoria’s Secret’, ‘Apricot Foxx’ and ‘La Belle Epoque’ only. I adore this new colour range – soft, blousy, romantic and supremely beautiful – a passionately recommended mix of scale, shape and colour.

This collection contains 5 or 10 bulbs each of:

If you'd like to give this as a gift, we will send it out in our lovely Sarah Raven hessian sack, tied with ribbon, along with a gift card and envelope. Remember to type in your gift message at the checkout for it to be included in the card.

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
Variety 'Victoria's Secret', Apricot Foxx, Mistress Mystic, Vovos
Group Double Late,

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Parrot,

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Triumph

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Type Hardy perennial bulb
Common Name Tulip
Border Position Container, Front, Middle
Soil Type Chalky, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Well-drained
Height 40-50cm (16-20in)
Spacing Plant 20cm (8in) deep, 8cm apart. Layer bulbs if room is tight
Sowing, Seeds, Planting October - December
Care Tips Don’t plant tulips until the cold weather has set in - this helps wipe out viral and fungal diseases. Dip the bulbs in Bulb Starter when planting and mulch with manure. 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 allow to drink with the stems held vertical for 8 hours. 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
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.

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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