Tulip 'Brown Sugar'

Coppery-bronze, sumptuous, exotic and beautiful. No more superlatives to add! Subtle scent. More
30 bulbs 260921-30 £11.95

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Coppery-bronze, sumptuous, exotic and beautiful. No more superlatives to add! Subtle scent.

Genus Tulipa
Variety Brown Sugar
Group Triumph

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

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Soil Type Chalky, Sandy, Neutral
Scent Scented
Site Full Sun, Part Shade
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 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
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
Planting numbers for bulbs in borders

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Layering bulbs – How to make a bulb lasagne

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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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Tulip 'Brown Sugar' reviews

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Reviewed 17th May 2016 by Catherine

Gorgeous intense colour. Have looked great in pots and arranged together with purples of Queen of the Night and Burgundy, pink of Doll's Minuet, and Oranges of Veronique Sanson tulips. Will be planting these again next year.

Brown Sugar

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Reviewed 13th September 2015 by Jane Winters

Tulip Brown Sugar lives up to its name - has a marvellous scent of caramelised sugar and is beautifully long flowering. I am buying a stack of these to give my friends!