Tulip 'Menton'

Tulip 'Menton' is not normally a colour I would pick out from a crowd, but I cannot describe the beauty of this tulip. It's twice the height of most and has marvellous coral pink flowers in a great goblet shape. More
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Tulip 'Menton' is not normally a colour I would pick out from a crowd, but I cannot describe the beauty of this tulip. It's twice the height of most and has marvellous coral pink flowers in a great goblet shape. They have a long garden and vase life too.

Reliable, long-flowering, good weather resistance and good reappearance year after year – this is brilliant planted with Kale 'Red Bor' in your vegetable patch.

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 Menton
Group Single Late
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 65cm (26in)
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 Late 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
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.

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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Reviewed 11th July 2014 by Su

I bought some of these last autumn and was amazed by the enormous blooms. These are the biggest tulips I have ever grown or seen! Beautiful colour that changes. A real show stopper. Thank you Sarah