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Tulip 'Lilac Wonder'
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Tulip 'Lilac Wonder'
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Tulip 'Lilac Wonder'

Tulip 'Lilac Wonder'

20 bulbs — £4.80

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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 2023

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

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Description

Prepare to be enchanted by the captivating allure of Tulip 'Lilac Wonder'! With petals as delicate and graceful as a ballerina's twirl, this tulip variety will sweep you off your feet. Its exquisite lilac hue dances in the spring breeze, casting a spell of elegance and sophistication wherever it blooms. Most tulips are carefully nurtured for years by patient bulb growers to produce just one stunning display of top-sized blooms, but Tulip bakerii 'Lilac Wonder' is different. Unlike many other botanical tulips, 'Lilac Wonder' is remarkably showyand you can lift and store the bulbs for next autumn’s planting or leave them in place to see if they’ll settle in to your garden.

Plant them in front of your narcissi for a combined match and contrastthe pale lilac petals are offset by bold yellow central markings. Group Tulip bakerii 'Lilac Wonder' close together for maximum wow-factor. When the buds are furled, it’s easy to see that they really are tulips, but when they open in all their star-shaped glory, your friends will ask you just what those exotic plants are.

Key features

  • Perfect for pots

  • Comes back every year

  • Naturalising

  • Thrives well in full sun

  • Packed in paper bags

  • Low maintenance

  • RHS Award (AGM)

  • Fully hardy

Specs & details

  • Botanical name

    Tulipa bakerii 'Lilac Wonder' syn. Tulipa saxatilis 'Lilac Wonder'

  • Tulip group

    Species or Botanical (15)

  • Flower colour

    Pink, yellow

  • Bulb size

    7/+

  • Established height

    10-20cm

  • Established spread

    5-10cm

  • Plant spacing

    100 bulbs per m2

  • Leaf colour

    Green

  • Habit

    Upright

  • Life cycle

    Perennial
    Naturalising

  • Hardiness

    Fully hardy

  • Years to establish

    1st year

  • Sunlight

    Full sun
    Partial shade

  • Position

    Sheltered
    Exposed

  • Suitable for

    Pots
    Large containers
    Borders
    Gravel gardens
    Coastal gardens
    Rockery
    Cottage gardens
    Low maintenance gardens

  • Soil acidity

    Any

  • Soil moisture

    Free draining

  • Soil type

    Loam
    Sandy
    Stony
    Multipurpose compost
    Loam-based compost

  • RHS Award (AGM)

    Yes

  • 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

  • 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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