Tulip Cape Town

Tulip Cape Town is celebrated for its eye-catching appearance. The bright yellow base colour, highlighted by a delicate red trim, creates a striking contrast that stands out in any garden setting. This tulip will undoubtedly become the focal point of your garden design, drawing admiring glances.

These tulips are not just beautiful, they’re also remarkably easy to grow, making them ideal for both novice gardeners and seasoned professionals. With the right care, they flourish and maintain their vibrant appearance throughout their flowering season.

QuantityPrice per unit
10 - 20 £0.65
30 - 50 £0.53
60 - 110 £0.46
120+ £0.43

From £0.65 (inc. VAT)
per Bulb(s)

Minimum 10 bulb(s)
Order today, receive in September
Plant in Autumn for a Spring display

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Specifications:

  • Colour: Red, Yellow
  • Height: 35cm
  • Bulb Size: 10/11cm

    Good For:

    • Beds and borders
    • Cut flowers
    • Pots and containers

    How to grow:

    • Hardiness: Hardy
    • Soil Type: Moist but well drained
    • Position: Full sun, Semi-shade
    • Bulbs per m2: 70
    • Planting depth: 10-15cm
    • Planting distance: 10-15cm

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    Tulip Cape Town is celebrated for its eye-catching appearance. The bright yellow base colour, highlighted by a delicate red trim, creates a striking contrast that stands out in any garden setting. This tulip will undoubtedly become the focal point of your garden design, drawing admiring glances.

    These tulips are not just beautiful, they’re also remarkably easy to grow, making them ideal for both novice gardeners and seasoned professionals. With the right care, they flourish and maintain their vibrant appearance throughout their flowering season.

    Whether you’re planning to create a formal garden, a casual flower bed, or a mixed border, the Tulip Cape Town fits seamlessly into any design. Their striking colours make them excellent companions for other spring bulbs such as Muscari or Chionodoxa, allowing for a harmonious and visually appealing garden layout.

    How to Plant Your Tulip Cape Town

    Planting Tulip Cape Towns is straightforward, ensuring that you can enjoy their beauty without extensive effort. Follow these steps for optimal growth and blooming:

    Plant your tulip bulbs in autumn, ideally before the first hard frost. This allows them to establish roots before the ground freezes. Choose a planting site with well-draining soil and full sun to part shade. Tulips thrive in sunlight but can tolerate some shade during the day. Dig holes approximately 10-15cm deep and space the bulbs about 10-15cm apart. Plant each bulb pointed-end up.

    Enrich the soil with compost or well-rotted manure to provide essential nutrients. Ensure the soil is well-draining to prevent waterlogging, which can cause bulb rot. Water the bulbs thoroughly after planting to help settle the soil. In dry conditions, you can continue to water occasionally until the ground freezes. Apply a layer of mulch to help retain moisture and regulate soil temperature. This also provides added protection against harsh winter conditions.

    As spring arrives, remove the mulch and watch your tulips emerge and enjoy the stunning blooms as they unfold.

     

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