Tulip 'Le Lavandou'
Tulip 'Le Lavandou'
Tulip 'Le Lavandou'

Tulip 'Le Lavandou'

Tulip 'Le Lavandou'

5 bulbs — £6.90

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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

Welcome the warm glow of Tulip 'Le Lavandou' into your garden next spring—whatever the weather, this tulip with its glorious petal-packed blooms is bound to bring a good helping of spring cheer. Tulip 'Le Lavandou' has many notable features which enable a high impact, impressive show. The first being its fully double blooms which are large, including a lower layer of pale green petals from which a mass of mango-orange petals burst from the centre. Secondly, its height—on tall, sturdy stems, the ball-like blooms will bob beautifully above lower-growing varieties and will also be useful for displaying in tall vases.

Plant Tulip 'Le Lavandou' in borders or pots in groups or swathes. They make a higher impact when grouped together, or you can achieve a more informal effect by dotting them around in a melange of tulips in complementing colours, like pastel pink, lilac, green, cream or white. This luxurious variety is just as easy to grow as any other tulip—all that’s required is to plant the bulbs in autumn into free draining soil and then wait for the big reveal in April!

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 'Le Lavandou'

  • Tulip group

    Double late (11)

  • Flower colour

    Orange

  • 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

    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 'Le Lavandou' 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 'Le Lavandou' 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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