15 bulbs 260201-15 £9.95 Delivery late September
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30 bulbs 260201-30 £17.95 Delivery late September
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60 bulbs 260201-60 £33.50 Delivery late September
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Or buy this as part of our Apple Blossom Tulip Collection and Best Pale Tulip Collection.

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Many people's favourite. Tulip 'Angelique' is a classic, feminine and pretty pink peony-flowered tulip.

Our tulip bulbs are the best and biggest we can find, from tried and trusted growers. Remember that they like to be planted in the colder months of late October and November, and if planted in a pot, will need occasional watering.

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Genus Tulipa
Group/Species Double Late

Also known as Peony-flowered. These have large, fully double flowers up to 12cm wide. Click here for more information about tulip groups.

Variety Angelique
Type Perennial (grown as an annual)
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 45cm (18in)
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 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 Late April - May
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.
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
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.

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. 

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 | 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 2-3 days for despatch.

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Tulip 'Angelique' reviews

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Wendy

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Reviewed 10th July 2019 by Hello Barry

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Reviewed 10th July 2019 by Hello Lucy

the service was good but sadly the tulips were poor, the bulbs hardly flowered. When the buds did appear they were malformed and never formed into a true flower.

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Reviewed 29th June 2019 by Jacky

Angelique were fabulous and lasted such a long time and withstood rain and wind

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Reviewed 26th June 2019 by Helen

A beautiful display that lasted well, an old favourite that never fails to please

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Reviewed 26th June 2019 by C Perchard

This also failed to develope into a proper flower. Growth stunted.

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Reviewed 26th June 2019 by Mrs Norman

Service good. These bulbs gave a beautiful show.

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Reviewed 26th June 2019 by Mrs Mates

Lovely and lasted ages

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Reviewed 19th July 2017 by Joanne

I bought Angelique last Autumn and planted in tubs. When it flowered it was beautiful and lasted for such a long time - out flowering all the other tulips I planted. Will be buying more.

Pretty tulip which turned heads

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Reviewed 18th July 2017 by Debbie

Planted this tulip in patio pots. Flowered really well. Pretty, blousy, girlie, almost rose like in appearance. Everyone who saw them admired their beauty.

If You Only Have Room For One Variety of Tulip

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Reviewed 16th June 2014 by Lilly1314

It has to be this one. Feds gracefully, good and strong and previous year's mix in well with new planting this year, just smaller and a little paler, but true to type.