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Tulip La Belle Epoque


Exquisite, double, peony-like blooms in coppery apricot tones on tall, strong stems each spring. 

Tulips were once the ultimate symbol of prosperity and wealth. In the 17th century ‘Tulipomania’ took hold of Holland and a single bulb would sometimes be sold for the price one would pay for a house!

Centuries later, breeders are producing varieties including these new blooms with unusual shades that appear in April and May. 

Perfect for borders and containers, making excellent cut flowers. Prefers well-drained soil in sun or part shade. Height 45cm (18”). Hardy bulbous perennials. 
Supplied as bulbs size 12+
Flower Colour
Peach

Type of garden
Container Gardening, Contemporary Gardening, Cottage Garden, Cutting Garden, Small Gardens

Other
Flowers For Cutting/Drying, Ideal for Beginners, NEW This Year, Suitable for Container, Web Offers

Hardiness
Hardy bulb

Category
Bulbs

Delivery
November onwards

Flowering Time
Spring

Aspect
Sun or Partial Shade

Spread
0-20cm (0-8")

Height
45cm (18")

Tulip

Soil

Well drained

Position

Sun or part shade

Cutting

Excellent for cutting

Flowering

Spring

Additional Information

Plant in well drained soil, so if you have clay, add a bed of grit. Plant pointed end up around 8" deep and 4" apart. This makes the tulip tougher with strong stalks. Leave foliage on after flowering until it becomes brown, it can then be cleared. If you are 'lasagne planting', largest bulbs at the bottom, if they all the same size they can be planted in any order.Hardy bulbous perennial,

Delivery Date: 01 Dec 2017 (+/- 14days)
Plant Hardiness

How hardy are our plants?

All our plants have a guideline temperature for how well they will tolerate winter cold.

Fully hardy perennials will withstand temperatures down to -15 °C (5°F) and often lower.
Hardy perennials are happy down to at least -5°C (23°F)
Half hardy perennials can withstand down to around 0°C (32°F)
And Tender perennials may be damaged by temperatures below 5°C (41°F)

Please remember that temperatures can vary significantly within quite a small area, and hardiness can be affected by soil, position and other factors.
If in doubt please give us a call.


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"Thank you ladies for your beautiful plants.
Praise also, for the Bulrush Compost, of which I have purchased 8 bags during the past six months. It is superb and my garden has flourished.
Bless you,
Kind wishes"
 
Janet Morgan
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