Tulip Charming Lady

Tulip Charming Lady – is a double late tulip flowering from mid to late April. Beautiful soft peach and orange colours, this would look great as a cut flower.

Double late tulip bulbs are some of the most impressive flowers, this Tulip Charming Lady almost looks like a rose. Their billowing heads are packed with colour and last for a very long time. Usually around 40cm high on sturdy stems.

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1 - 2 £8.96
3 - 5 £5.92
6+ £4.31

£8.96 (inc. VAT)

Pack of 10 bulb(s)

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Specifications:

  • Colour: Peach
  • Height: 40cm
  • Bulb Size: 10/12cm

    Good For:

    • Beds and borders
    • Cut flowers
    • Pots and containers

    How to grow:

    • Soil Type: Moist but well drained
    • Position: Full sun, Semi-shade

    More Information

    Tulip Charming Lady – is a double late tulip flowering from mid to late April. Beautiful soft peach and orange colours, this would look great as a cut flower.

    Double late tulip bulbs are some of the most impressive flowers, this Tulip Charming Lady almost looks like a rose. Their billowing heads are packed with colour and last for a very long time. Usually around 40cm high on sturdy stems. Try planting these bulbs with a contrasting double late tulip of deep red Like Black Hero Tulip or soft pinks such as Tulip Finola.

    When do I plant Tulip bulbs?

    Tulip bulbs will be shipped to you from the middle of September once we have received the bulbs. The optimum time to plant tulips is in Autumn, when the soil has cooled down from October to December, but you can plant as late as January. Tulip bulbs need a spell of 6 weeks of cold weather to activate them into flowering in spring.

    How do I plant Tulip bulbs?

    Tulip bulbs start with a good source of moisture and nutrients stored within the bulb, so you don’t need to feed, soak, or prepare them in any way. To get the best results, plant them in moist soil during autumn, this will activate the growth of the roots before winter.

    Tulip bulbs can be planted in a sunny position or semi-shade, with well-drained slightly acidic or neutral soil. The sun will make the tulip flowers open very wide, but they close again overnight. Taller varieties should be sheltered from strong winds to avoid stem breakage.

    Plant tulip bulbs 10-15cm deep in well-draining soil. Place 5-10cm apart to stop the roots competing and the foliage getting cramped. Double late tulips have quite large heads and probably could be spaced further apart for maximum impact. Tulip bulbs produce a lot of roots that don’t like to sit in water, but once they start growing make sure they don’t dry out. If planting in pots, make sure they have good drainage and lots of room for the roots to develop. Pots can dry out quite quickly so a loam soil is often best.

    How do I store tulip bulbs?

    Once your Tulips have bloomed you can deadhead the flowers but do not remove the leaves. These will ensure the bulbs are able to gather and store the energy needed to bloom again the following year.

    Tulip bulbs can be kept in the ground all year round, but you may find that they don’t put on as much of a display as the previous year.

    Once the foliage has yellowed and died back, it can be removed, then carefully dig the tulip bulbs up. Clean the soil off and let the bulbs dry. Discard any damaged ones. Store tulip bulbs in nets or paper bags, but make sure you label them. Keep in a cool dark place ready to replant in the Autumn. You can read more about why and how you should lift tulip bulbs.

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