Tulip 'Double Blizz'
Tulip 'Double Blizz'
Tulip 'Double Blizz'

Tulip 'Double Blizz'

Tulip 'Double Blizz'

5 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

Tulip 'Double Blizz' is a brand-new variety and is not widely availableyet! It has performed wonderfully well in trials and we predict a very bright future for it. The petals of this tulip are delicate-looking, yet sturdy. They are fuchsia-pink and white, in near enough equal measure, often with green markings in the white sections. The flowers are beautifully bowl-shaped, and become even more dramatic when they open out fully. They appear over several weeks in April and May. From a distance, you could easily mistake these late-flowering tulips for dramatic peonies, so Tulip 'Double Blizz' is an excellent choice for extending the blooming season. 

Don’t forget, this new tulip is wonderful as a cut flower too; its strong, tall stems are well able to carry the heavy flowers. Make sure you are able to enjoy its beauty close-up. Tulip 'Double Blizz' is in the tulip Division 11, officially named a Double Late Tulip.

Key features

  • Good for cutting

  • Perfect for pots

  • Packed in paper bags

  • Low maintenance

  • Fully hardy

Specs & details

  • Botanical name

    Tulipa 'Double Blizz'

  • Tulip group

    Double late (11)

  • Flower colour

    Pink, white

  • Bulb size

    11/12

  • 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

    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

Useful information

    • Plant your Tulip 'Double Blizz' 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 'Double Blizz' 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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