Tulip 'Little Princess'
Tulip 'Little Princess'
Tulip 'Little Princess'
Tulip 'Little Princess'
Tulip 'Little Princess'

Tulip 'Little Princess'

Tulip 'Little Princess'

15 bulbs — £3.75

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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

Not all tulips will settle down and deliver the same bloom quality for year after year, but Tulip 'Little Princess' is no prima donna. 'Little Princess' tulips are the result of a cross between two of the species-type Tulips, and what they lack in stature they more than make up for in visual impact. Orange-red, yellow, black and gold petals make for a colour display that’s bound to charm you, and in most gardens, botanical Tulip 'Little Princess' is happy to rebloom and multiply even if you don’t lift the bulbs. Plant the tulip bulbs as an edging for sunny garden beds, in rockeries, or in containers. No matter what home you give her, she’ll make it her castle!

Key features

  • Perfect for pots

  • Comes back every year

  • Fragrant

  • Naturalising

  • Thrives well in full sun

  • Packed in paper bags

  • Low maintenance

  • RHS Award (AGM)

  • Fully hardy

Specs & details

  • Botanical name

    Tulipa 'Little Princess'

  • Flower colour

    Orange, red

  • Leaf colour

    Green

  • Bulb size

    6/8

  • Established height

    10-20cm

  • Established spread

    10-20cm

  • Plant spacing

    100 bulbs per m2

  • 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
    Meadows
    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

    Yes

  • 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 'Little Princess' 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 'Little Princess' 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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