Tulip 'Ice Cream Strawberry'
Tulip 'Ice Cream Strawberry'
Tulip 'Ice Cream Strawberry'
Tulip 'Ice Cream Strawberry'
Tulip 'Ice Cream Strawberry'

Tulip 'Ice Cream Strawberry'

Tulip 'Ice Cream Strawberry'

1 bulb — £5.95

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Orders placed before 1 September 2022
You can expect your order in September 2022

Orders placed 1 September - 15 October 2022
You can expect your order in October 2022

Orders placed 16 October - 15 December 2022
You can expect your order within 10 business days

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Description

Here is a fantastic tulip with a really fruity flavour! Of course, it’s not actually edible, but this rare-to-find tulip certainly does look delicious! Its flowers are of the deepest red, with some of the petals verging on deep pink. The basal petals have greenish markings, too. And the flowers are just packed with petalsa true double tulip that will make your beds, borders or containers come alive with vivid colour and vibrancy.

Tulip 'Ice Cream Strawberry' opens into a luxurious, silky stack of intense, ruffled layers giving an overall appearance of strawberries, held in a green cup, ready to have cream poured all over them! 

Tulip 'Ice Cream Strawberry', which makes a good cut-flower, is a variation of the gorgeous 'Ice Cream' variety. It is a unique, double peony-flowered tulip with the wow factor that complements our other sumptuous 'Ice Cream' tulips, 'Ice Cream', 'Ice Cream Banana' and 'Vanilla Coup'. 

Key features

  • Good for cutting

  • Perfect for pots

  • Packed in paper bags

  • Low maintenance

  • Fully hardy

Specs & details

  • Botanical name

    Tulipa 'Ice Cream Strawberry'

  • Flower colour

    Red, green

  • Leaf colour

    Green

  • Bulb size

    11/+

  • Established height

    20-30cm

  • Established spread

    10-20cm

  • Plant spacing

    60 bulbs per m2

  • Habit

    Upright

  • Life cycle

    Short-lived perennial

  • Hardiness

    Fully hardy

  • Years to establish

    1st year

  • Sunlight

    Full sun, Partial shade

  • Position

    Sheltered

  • Suitable for

    Borders
    Cottage gardens
    Coastal gardens
    Cut flower gardens
    Gravel gardens
    Large containers
    Low maintenance gardens

  • Soil acidity

    Any

  • Soil moisture

    Free draining

  • Soil type

    Loam
    Loam-based compost
    Multipurpose compost
    Sandy
    Stony

  • Growing skill

    Easy to grow

  • Scented

    No

  • Pollinator-friendly

    No

  • Mouse resistant

    No

  • Rabbit resistant

    No

  • Deer resistant

    No

  • Toxicity

    Skin/eyes irritant
    Harmful if eaten

Plant calendar

JanFebMarAprMayJuneJulyAugSepOctNovDec
  • Planting
  • Flowering

Other information

    • Plant your Tulip 'Ice Cream Strawberry' bulbs from mid to late autumn

    • Plant in borders or containers in sun or partial shade

    • Plant your bulbs two to three times as deep as the bulb is high

    • Space the bulbs about twice the bulb diameter apart

    • Place the Tulip 'Ice Cream Strawberry' bulbs with the pointed side facing upwards

    Read all Tulip planting & care instructions

  • Orders placed before 1 September 2022
    You can expect your order in September 2022

    Orders placed 1 September - 15 October 2022
    You can expect your order in October 2022

    Orders placed 16 October - 15 December 2022
    You can expect your order within 10 business days

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