Tulip 'Ice Lolly'
Tulip 'Ice Lolly'
Tulip 'Ice Lolly'
Tulip 'Ice Lolly'
Tulip 'Ice Lolly'
Tulip 'Ice Lolly'

Tulip 'Ice Lolly'

Tulip 'Ice Lolly'

10 bulbs — £5.90

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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

Tulip 'Ice Lolly' is a particularly vibrant, striking bi-colour tulip. It produces gorgeous spring blooms that are predominately yellow, but also have shades of hot red at the base. These blooms really do stand out from other flowers—even other tulips. By early spring, the bulbs throw out new growths up to 25-35cm in height, surrounded by the slender, pale green foliage. The flowers are at their very best in April-May.

Tulip 'Ice Lolly' is ideal for beds and borders and, because it is shorter than many tulips, it is especially popular for pots and planted patio containers. It is also a very good hybrid tulip for using as a cut flower for the vase. When established, bulbs will become clump-forming the longer they are in the ground. They grow best in moist, but well drained soil which is slightly acidic. Tulip 'Ice Lolly' is in the Tulip Group 3 (Triumph Group).

Key features

  • Good for cutting

  • Perfect for pots

  • Packed in paper bags

  • Low maintenance

  • RHS Award (AGM)

  • Fully hardy

Specs & details

  • Botanical name

    Tulipa 'Ice Lolly'

  • Flower colour

    Yellow, red

  • Leaf colour

    Green

  • Bulb size

    12/+

  • Established height

    30-50cm

  • 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

    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

JanFebMarAprMayJuneJulyAugSepOctNovDec
  • Planting
  • Flowering

Other information

    • Plant your Tulip 'Ice Lolly' 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 Lolly' 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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