Tulip 'Amber Glow'
Tulip 'Amber Glow'
Tulip 'Amber Glow'

Tulip 'Amber Glow'

Tulip 'Amber Glow'

5 bulbs — £4.75

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Orders placed before 1 September 2024
You can expect your order in August/September

Orders placed 1 September - 15 October 2024
You can expect your order in September/October

Orders placed 16 October - 15 December 2024
You can expect your order within 10 business days

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Description

You can expect a glowing performance from Tulip 'Amber Glow', which is very on trend with its rich, sultry colours. This strong Triumph tulip has a luminous golden base, merging into fabulous garnet red petals that fade to plummy tones. On its own, Tulip 'Amber Glow' glows beautifully with its jewel-like colours, but it also lends itself to creating rich tapestries with other deep-toned tulips in maroon, red, orange and almost-black colours. Apart from its good looks, this tulip is also strong and resilient, with good weather-resistance and sturdy stems.

Tulip 'Amber Glow' makes a superb statement in a large container, particularly if you place it to catch the best of the spring sunshine, which lights it up to great effect. Flowering in mid to late spring, it is just as happy in beds and borders, and lends itself well to creating stunning colour schemes with rich and vibrant blooms. You needn’t worry that it will get blown about too much in a gale either, as like many Triumph tulips, the stems of Tulip 'Amber Glow' are strong and it doesn’t get too tall, reaching about 40cm high. All in all, an excellent choice for some truly luxurious colour.   

Key features

  • Good for cutting

  • Perfect for pots

  • Thrives well in full sun

  • Packed in paper bags

  • Low maintenance

  • Fully hardy

Specs & details

  • Botanical name

    Tulipa 'Amber Glow'

  • Tulip group

    Triumph (3)

  • Flower colour

    Red, yellow

  • Bulb size

    12/+

  • Established height

    30-50cm

  • Established spread

    10-20cm

  • Plant spacing

    60 bulbs per m2

  • Leaf colour

    Green

  • Habit

    Upright

  • Life cycle

    Short-lived perennial

  • Hardiness

    Fully hardy

  • Years to establish

    1st year

  • Sunlight

    Full sun
    Partial shade

  • Position

    Sheltered

  • Suitable for

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

  • Soil acidity

    Any

  • Soil moisture

    Free draining

  • Soil type

    Loam
    Sandy
    Stony
    Multipurpose compost
    Loam-based compost

  • 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

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  • Planting
  • Flowering

Useful information

    • Plant your Tulip 'Amber Glow' 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 'Amber Glow' bulbs with the pointed side facing upwards

    Read all Tulip planting & care instructions

  • Orders placed before 1 September 2024
    You can expect your order in September 2024

    Orders placed 1 September - 15 October 2024
    You can expect your order in October 2024

    Orders placed 16 October - 15 December 2024
    You can expect your order within 10 business days

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