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Tulip 'Apeldoorn Elite'

Tulip 'Apeldoorn Elite'

10 bulbs — £5.90

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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

Let their gentle scent with small notes of vanilla add another dimension to the time you spend admiring the stunning spectacle the Tulip 'Apeldoorn Elite' puts on for you in your garden. These striking tulips provide a striking and long-lasting display of crimson and bright yellow blooms held high on tall and sturdy stems which will return to your spring garden every year. 'Apeldoorn Elite' tulips are perfect in beds, borders or containers and make a strong statement as cut flowers. It’s best to plant them in groups to increase the visual impact of the giant blooms the darwin hybrids are famous for.

Key features

  • Good for cutting

  • Perfect for pots

  • Comes back every year

  • Thrives well in full sun

  • Packed in paper bags

  • Low maintenance

  • RHS Award (AGM)

  • Fully hardy

Specs & details

  • Botanical name

    Tulipa 'Apeldoorn Elite'

  • Tulip group

    Darwin hybrid (4)

  • Flower colour

    Red, yellow

  • Bulb size

    12/+

  • Established height

    50-70cm

  • Established spread

    10-20cm

  • Plant spacing

    60 bulbs per m2

  • Leaf colour

    Green

  • Habit

    Upright

  • Life cycle

    Perennial

  • Hardiness

    Fully hardy

  • Years to establish

    1st year

  • Sunlight

    Full sun
    Partial shade

  • Position

    Sheltered

  • Suitable for

    Pots
    Large containers
    Borders
    Gravel gardens
    Coastal 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

    Harmful if eaten
    Skin/eyes irritant

Plant calendar

JanFebMarAprMayJuneJulyAugSepOctNovDec
  • Planting
  • Flowering

Useful information

    • Plant your Tulip 'Apeldoorn Elite' 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 'Apeldoorn Elite' 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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