Tulip 'Prinses Irene'

With the colours of a sunset, Tulip 'Prinses Irene' is a strong grower that looks great in pots with elegant blue-green silver leaves. More
30 bulbs 260237-30 £11.50

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60 bulbs 260237-60 £20.95

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Or buy this as part of our Venetian Tulip Collection and Scented Tulip & Narcissus Collection.

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With the colours of a sunset, Tulip 'Prinses Irene' is a strong grower that looks great in pots with elegant blue-green silver leaves.

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 Prinses Irene
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 Unscented
Site Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Well-drained
Height 30cm (12in)
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 mid 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

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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.

Creating beautiful pot displays with Primulas

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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 'Prinses Irene' reviews

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Beautiful Tulip!

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Reviewed 16th May 2016 by Carole Strong

Delighted with Tulip 'Prinses Irene'. Stunning colours, all bulbs have flowered. Now flowering into their 3rd week and still going strong! Many thanks.

WHAT A STUNNER!

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Reviewed 2nd May 2016 by Mary Hamilton-Goya

WHAT A ROBUST BEAUTIFUL TULIP. I CANNOT HELP MYSELF FROM STEALING A VIEW OF IT FROM THE WINDOW WHENEVER I CAN. EVEN MY HUSBAND LOVES THE COLOUR, HE SAYS IT REMINDS HIM OF A BLAZING FIRE.

Just stunning

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Reviewed 5th May 2015 by Jean Robinson

Wonderful colour, I had a fantastic display of flowers.
Really strong and upright.

princess irene.

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Reviewed 23rd April 2015 by ann cockett

very exceptional colour, beautiful and healthy
just love them!a